Cards of Wine

Vermentino (Italy)

Vermentino is a white wine grape from the Ligurian and Tuscan coast and the island of Sardinia (Sardegna).

Flavors

Lemon
Lemon
Lime
Lime
Apple
Apple
Grapefruit
Grapefruit
Almonds
Pines Nuts
Herbs
Basil
Almond
Almond
Minerals
Minerals

Lime, Citrus Leaf, and Green Apple are typical Vermentino flavors.

With delicate hints of Pines Nuts, Basil, and Minerals.

Profile

Vermentino is a very dry, light-bodied, white wine with high acidity:

SUGARDry
BODYLight
FRUITMedium - Low
ACIDITYHigh
Serving temperature:
10-12°C (50-54°F)

Food Pairing

Vermentino is a very good Aperitif.

Salads
Salads
Vegetables
Vegetables
Fish
Fish
Seafood
Seafood
Pasta
Pasta
Risotto
Risotto
Fries
Fries
Sushi
Sushi

Vermentino is a typical Fish Wine, with Pine Nuts and Basil Aromas.

It grows in Liguria, and it is an excellent pair to Ligurian Pesto.

Pairing Suggestions

Excellent Pairing:
Salads with Olive Oil. Tomatoes
All Vegetables. Artichoke. Asparagus.
Pesto. Spinach. Arugula. Zucchini.
Rich Seafood. Salmon. Halibut. Trout.
Calamari. Crab. Lobster.
Seafood Pasta. Spaghetti with Clams.
Italian - Japanese Fusion. Sushi. Tempura.

Cheese Pairing:
Fresh Cheeses. Mozzarella. Feta. Ricotta. Chèvre.

Italian Specialities:
Mediterranean Cuisine.
Linguine with Crab.
Fritto misto di Mare.

The Ideal Glass

A Tulip Shaped glass is the best choice for dry white wines.

It guides the wine to the center of your mouth, avoiding the sides, where acidity is less pleasant.

A smaller bowl also helps to serve smaller quantities, and keep the wine cold. Remember to hold the glass by the stem!