San Felice Perolla Vermentino 2009

White Wine from Tuscany, Italy

Price: $13.29
Item No. 107251
  • WS90
Style: Fruity & Smooth

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

Winemaker's Notes

A grape variety traditional to the Maremma, vermentino achieves ideal ripeness in these hills, thanks to the nearby Mediterranean, which tempers the hot weather, particularly in the autumn. A small amount of sauvignon blanc confers on the wine increased aromatic complexity and a sturdier structure, and the result is an appealing, easy-drinking white.

Straw yellow in appearance, the wine releases refreshing hints of grapefruit, spring blossoms, and fresh-mown hay, while the crisp palate tantalises with delicate citrus in the background.

Critical Acclaim

"Delivers green melon and lemon on the nose and palate, with hints of cream. Full-bodied, featuring lovely fruit that turns to mango and papaya. Flavorful. Reminiscent of a minerally Condrieu. Drink now. 5,000 cases made."
90 Points

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Learn About San Felice Map ItMap It

Agricola San Felice is a multi-faceted enterprise with activities spread over various locations: Above all, of course, the tenute, or farm estates, with their prized vines and olive trees; the Vitiarium, where most of the scientific research is carried out; the winecellars, where all of the production takes place, from vinification to maturation in barriques and bottling....

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Learn About Tuscany

(TUSS-can-ee) One of the most important wine regions in Italy, Tuscany is home to the cities of Florence and Siena, the districts of Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino, and the wineries of Sassicaia, Tignanello and Ornellaia. Tuscany is also home to the indigenous Italian grape variety, Sangiovese. Most of the wine coming from Tuscany is made from some clone of this...

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Other White Wine While there are a slew of other white varietals out there in the world, a few more worth knowing about... Albarino Mostly grown and drunk in the northwest part of Spain, Rias Baixas (in Galacia), this grape is loved by almost all who try it. A great alternative to Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and every other white grape, Albarino is aromatically intense...

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