2021 Alejandro Australian Vermentino
In Australia, the Alejandro Premium Vermentino is most notably made in the Riverland (South Australia).
Vermentino has been increasingly popular among Australian winemakers in the new millennium because of the variety's ability to retain a crisp acidity even in the country's warmest climates.
It's a grape that thrives in hot, dry coastal areas and gets its flavour kick from the salty coastal breezes.
Fermentation usually occurs in steel through wood and can be utilised as long as contact is mild. Generally, un-oaked versions are an acquired taste.
It pairs well with seafood, white meats and fresh cheeses.
Alejandro Premium Australian Vermentino 2021 | Wine Growing Region Riverland, South Australia
Pale green straw.
Aromatic, white pepper, citrus and apple.
Dry, light to the mid-bodied, dash of sugar but a dry wine
Vermentino [ver-meh-TEE-noh] – one wine from two grape pickings. The first pick was lean and light but intense with freshly shucked oyster shell, lemon and pepper. The resultant wine is full of Vermentino aroma, fresh but rich, with a dry but dash of fruit sugar finish.
Vermentino Food Pairing Barbeque Swordfish, Cornflake-Crusted Baked Cod, Creamy Fish Chowder. Thai Fish Curry, Southern Fried Catfish served with slaw and Steamed Fish with Ginger and Soy Sauce.
The 2021 Vintage was warm and dry, allowing the fruit to fully ripen. This results in an Australian Vermentino wine that is full-flavoured, full-bodied and full of colour.\
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