Antonio Camillo Vermentino 2021
Classic Vermentino, smells and tastes like summer by the sea. Salty, citrusy and lightly herbal.
Antonio Camillo produces wines full of life, vitality and character from this estate in Manciano, Tuscany. Cultivation is organic and vinification follows principals of minimal intervention - these are pure expressions of grape and land. Classic Vermentino, tingling with saline freshness and citrus fruit brightness. It’s a delicious summer drink.
Wine: ANTONIO CAMILLO Vermentino
Producer: Antonio Camillo
Region/Country: Maremma, Tuscany, Italy
Production Method: Natural and Organic viticulture
Style: Bright, salty and citrusy
Pairing Suggestion: Seafood dishes
Profile: At home on the coast, capable of producing lively, salty wines, often with a light sparkle owing to winemaking practices. Vermentino is also known as Pigato in Liguria, Favorita in Piedmont and Rolle in Southern France. The fruit profile tends toward lemon citrus, and the best wines have a light Mediterranean herbal edge to add complexity, and are incredibly moreish. The perfect foil to any coastal cuisine.
Classic Regions: Sardinia, Liguria, Piedmont, Tuscany (Italy), Southern Rhone, Languedoc (France), McLaren Vale, Riverland (Australia)
Antonio Camillo bought two vineyards totaling 5 hectares in the area between Sovana and Pitigliano on the border with Lazio. He is now up to 9 hectares and the vineyards are situated in various locations, for different soil and climate. They are only planted with varieties traditionally found in the Maremma: Vermentino, Trebbiano, Ansonica, Malvasia, Sangiovese, Ciliegiolo and Alicante. The wines are vegan.