The richness on the nose mirrors the heaviness of this bottle. Rich flavours of acacia honey and hawthorn sing. Underpinned by a hot climate tropical fruit note that gives it some stand out aromas.
The estate at Junmare Winery is big: with over 1,000 hectares of grapes on the Menif hillsides. Such a large number means Domenico de Gregorio has a big selection to work from, and hand-selects for each wine.
Vermentino is incredibly popular in Italy, and in particular Sardinia where it's the most common white grape. It produces aromas of lime, grapefruit, almond and green apple, and won't often be too aggressively acidic.Sicily is a hot country, fortunately cooled by Mediterranean breeze. The hot climate suits vermentino which thrives in hot climates.
Vermentino is predominantly grown in Italy — in Sardinia in particular. Though, it is also present in Provence where it is commonly used in rosé where it's known as rolle.
Sicily is home to one-third of Italy's organic vineyards. Here, the climate suits it with hot temperatures and constant winds, which both help protect against disease.
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