Antinori says they began producing Vermentino from the Guado al Tasso vineyard in 1996, just a year after the Bolgheri DOC was approved. The wine resulted in an effort to reintroduce an indigenous grape variety from that part of the Tyrrhenian coast.
The 2018 Antinori Tenuta Guado al Tasso Bolgheri Vermentino shows great salinity, for a Tuscan Vermentino. The savory nose and palate are a delight, as are the wonderful citrus notes. The acidity is a bit light, but there’s enough there to allow for pairing with salads or pasta in oil.
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