Vini di Giovanni - 2020 Vermentuzzo

2020 Vermentuzzo

Variety
Vermentino
Region
Umbria, Italy
Abv
12%
Volume
750ml

Vermentino on skins is a tropical filled paradise. So fun you almost want to stick a cocktail umbrella in the glass. Apricots, pineapple and plenty of fresh lemon pithy citrus. Little swirls of sugar cane juice and wisteria. A pastoral life is the life for Giovanni. A third generation shepherd who amidst the lambs and the meadows makes wine, cheese and olive oil. He wanted to look after the indigenous varieties of Umbria, not only through viticulture, but by guarding the ancient UNESCO protec...Read More...

Vermentino on skins is a tropical filled paradise. So fun you almost want to stick a cocktail umbrella in the glass. Apricots, pineapple and plenty of fresh lemon pithy citrus. Little swirls of sugar cane juice and wisteria. A pastoral life is the life for Giovanni. A third generation shepherd who amidst the lambs and the meadows makes wine, cheese and olive oil. He wanted to look after the indigenous varieties of Umbria, not only through viticulture, but by guarding the ancient UNESCO protected olive groves. A shepherd to the plants as much as the animals. He is so taken by the land he works from that even the labels are made from the grass that the sheep graze upon around the winery. Encircled by a rugged landscape of ancient salt lake and limestone rock, the wines he makes are as he says “to capture the magical expression of fruit and the earth”.

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