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The 5OS Project 2018 Vermentino

Rated 4.00 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
(1 customer review)

$20.00

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On the palate lime, grapefruit, green apple, white flower, almond and cashew come to the fore. The acid line is tight and bright. A hint of mineral at the back lends a delicious bitterness that is redolent of top Italian styles. At this price, produced in this small a quantity, I can’t help but think, that this is sensational value summer drinking. Load up.

 

Alcohol 12.5% vol. | SILVER – Australian Alternative Varieties Wine Show 2018

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    his is surprisingly complex, I’ve always thought of the variety, certainly our version of it being a bit ‘why’d you bother’? White paint on a white canvas sort of thing….maybe I should have stayed true to my normal formula of not tasting the wines I’m writing up, could have waxed on about it being a lovely fresh citrusy thing, a perfect partner for the spring carnival sort of rubbish. I would had to have fleshed it out a bit, although Sammy’s long handed over the reins so I wouldn’t have been able to revert back to paying him out about his skin contact regime which had a couple of the early vintages smelling like my teenage lads room after the doors being suspiciously closed for too long. So the wine it is, looks good, tick, smells nice also, some liquorice, fennel root sort of aromas that are definitely opening up in the glass so another tick. The palate coincidently tastes very spring carnival, soft enough for your heals to sink into but a lovely, vibrant tension throughout and just the right amount of Aperolesque bitterness on the finish to keep it focused. I’m still not 100% convinced this is time perfectly well spent but it’s certainly not anywhere near a waste of any and there’s no surprise it is many of the crews go to drink when the sun’s up and about. Three ticks….nod to MK. SG 8/10

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