Late Harvest Vermentino 2021Regular price $27.00
a unique and intriguing expression of this Italian grape variety. The sweetness complements the Vermentino's natural freshness, resulting in a wine that balances both sweetness and acidity.
Here’s how our special little Vermentino presents:
Colour: Straw and melon flesh. Rich vibrant energy exudes this wine into the eye.
Aromas: The wine does present a captivating bouquet of aromatic qualities. Expect aromas of ripe tropical fruits such as pineapple, mango, and possibly a touch of apricot. These fruity notes is accompanied by floral hints and subtle citrus undertones.
Palate: On the palate, the Vermentino does showcase a medium body with a focus on a luscious and balanced sweetness. The ripe tropical fruit flavours from the nose transition seamlessly to the palate, accompanied by a vibrant acidity that keeps the wine fresh and lively. The sweetness does provide a smooth and mouth-filling texture.
Sweetness Balance: The sweetness level is balanced by the Vermentino's inherent acidity, creating a harmonious and pleasant contrast.
Food Pairing: The sweeter style of this Vermentino does make it a delightful pairing with a range of foods. Consider serving it alongside spicy dishes, Asian cuisine, or even as an accompaniment to light desserts like fruit tarts or poached pears.
Aromatic Complexity: The Vermentino's naturally aromatic profile is enhanced by the sweeter style, offering a more intense and expressive bouquet.
Youthful Enjoyment: This style of Vermentino is often best enjoyed while it's young to fully appreciate its vibrant fruitiness and sweetness.
Overall Impression: The 2021 sweeter style Vermentino grown metres from our Cellar Door does offer a unique take on the grape variety, showcasing the potential for balancing sweetness and acidity. Its ripe tropical fruit aromas, luscious sweetness, and the influence of the terroir does create a wine that appeals to those seeking a slightly sweet, aromatic, and refreshing white wine experience.