2019 Uvaggio Vermentino
October 1st, 2020
"There is not a lot of Vermentino to be found in Carneros – or anywhere else, for that matter – but Uvaggio’s Il Nostro makes us wish there was more. We do not subscribe to the notion that fine wine is made in the vineyard and consider winemaking as equally important in the calculus of success, and, in this case, the wine counts both lovely fruit and careful crafting to its credit. It is wonderfully fresh and light on its feet, yet it sports a very fine fruity voice suggestive of white peaches and pink grapefruit with subtle background notes of minerals throughout, and, if a most refreshing quaff on its own, it will prove a versatile mealtime partner to lighter dishes of all sorts. "