Family Vermentino

Current vintage

2016

Vermentino is a late ripening white grape variety which complements a wide range of food flavours and textures.

Appearance

Pale straw.

Bouquet

Lemon blossom, lime juice and grapefruit, hints of sao biscuit and mandarin.

Palate

A crisp blend of grapefruit, lemon curd, nectarine, pear, Bickfords lime juice cordial. This wine has a vibrant and luscious mid palate, crisp acidity and great length.

Winemaking

The initial stages of the 2016 ripening season were dry and warm. The harvest period was moderate following some refreshing rain. Harvest of this usually late ripening variety occurring on March 7. The grapes achieved flavour ripeness around their normal time and the mild temperatures allowed the development of a rich palate and fuller flavours, with the variety naturally retaining crisp acidity.

Technical analysis

  • Alcohol 12.4%

Ageing potential

Vermentino is suited for early drinking and will retain fresh fruit characters for the next couple of years. It is made to be enjoyed while it is young and vibrant.

Winemaker

Scott Zrna & Ben Tanzer

Tasting notes

2016 Vermentino

Recipe - BBQ Prawns with Herb Marinade

2015 Vermentino

2014 Vermentino

2013 Vermentino

2012 Vermentino

2012 Vermentino in Large Print

2011 Vermentino

2011 Vermentino in Large Print

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  • Circle Club$19.00
  • Retail$23.00

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