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Vermentino

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Vermentino is an important white of Sardinia and Tuscany where producers offer both oaked and unoaked styles. It’s also one of the top white blending grapes included in Provence Rosé (labeled as Rolle).

Primary Flavors

  • Lime
  • Grapefruit
  • Green Apple
  • Almond
  • Daffodil

Taste Profile

Dry

Medium-light Body

None Tannins

Medium-high Acidity

11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    45–55°F / 7-12°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    White

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    3–5 Years

Food Pairing

Given it’s fuller style and herbaceous flavors, Vermentino does wonders with grilled light meats and fish and dishes that highlight green and herbal flavors.

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