Vermentino

Common synonyms: Rolle, Rollo, Pigato, Malvasoie de Corse, Favorita, Favoria, Malvasie, Formentino

Parentage of the grape: native of Liguria (though originally thought to come from Spain)
 
History of the grape: Little concrete history is known about Vermentino except that it has recently been identified as the same grape as Pigato from Liguria, which would put rumors of its Spanish migration to that place to rest. It was likely consumed as far back as the 13th century. Whatever the story, no doubt the grape likes the Mediterranean climate, and thrives in places like Corsica (where it is the signature varietal, called “Malvasoie de Corse”), Sardinia, coastal Tuscany, Southern France (where it is called “Rolle”) and Spain. It eventually made its way to the New World as these varietals have been known to do. In 2009, President Barack Obama presented a bottle of North Carolinan Vermentino to Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi during an official visit. His reaction is not Read more »

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  • Cantine Lunae Bosoni Lvnae Colli di Luni Vermentino Etichetta Nera 2017

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  • Cintu Ile de Beaute Rose 2019

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    I bought this bottle of wine from a shop down by the south coast [ ... and the white vermentino grape,although I do not know in what proportions.I started the bottle last night with my supper of fish cakes It is a dry but not bone dry wine. There is a kind of melon style fruit with a hint of citrus on the finish. In short I thought this a quali... Read More

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  • Cantina Della Vernaccia Terresinis Valle del Tirso IGT 2017

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  • Santa Maria la Palma Aragosta Vermentino di Sardegna 2019

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  • Vignobles Jeanjean Domaine du Causse d'Arboras l'Autochtone Vermentino Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert 2018

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  • Tribbiera Culombu 2018

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    I bought this bottle of wine from a shop in Cambridgeshire ... north of the island,from the vermentino grape which is of Italian origin and widely used on Corsica. I started the bottle last night with my supper of cold pork and salad.It is a dry but not bone-dry wine. There is some melon and almond style fruit with a suggestion of lime but over... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Well not all odd grapes make good wine and not all wine ages gracefully.  ... acidity, not unlike a crisp vermentin Read More

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  • That is something completely different.  In fact, I'd love to visit ... ... a lake of Cannonau and Vermentino.  The latter variety is reportedly quite pleasant from Sardinia, but I am not a fan of the grape myself - just slightly too bitter in the cheaper examples.  Still, I may give it a try, and I shall definitely look for a Cannonau.Cheer Read More

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  • Terra Nostra Vermentinu NV

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  • Quite possibly the finest Bedrock I have ever opened. A generous gift from ... that Hers Vermentino is my favorite wine from RYME Read More

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  • Organic Wine Review (video) on Aimone Giobatta Vio Vermentino: http://www.organicwinereview.com/aimone-giobatta-vio-vermentino-di-albenga-2008/

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