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Uvaggio Vermentino
Uvaggio Wines
United States - California - Lodi

We nailed the Vermentino harvest in 2016. Not bragging, just a fact. We picked our grapes when the fruit flavors were in balance with the acidity, the result being an elegant wine with a most reasonable (for California, at least) alcohol level of only 12%. Jim Gordon in the Wine Enthusiast called it “a light-bodied, crisp and appetizing wine...It's a perfect summer-to-fall drink." Blue Apron wrote: "It’s as if the classic, light Italian Vermentino’s flavor and aroma knobs were dialed as high as they could go.” What other wine have you heard of that 100% of the critics (all two of them) who’ve reviewed the wine actually like it?

Aromas of chamomile and lemon verbena, with hints of wintergreen and beeswax; flavors are citrusy, plus kiwi fruit and pippin apple.

Specifications
Appellation
Lodi
Wine Type
White
Varietal(s)
100% Vermentino
Vinification
The free-run juice was cool fermented using a fruit enhancing yeast selection and was without a malolactic conversion. Post fermentation it was racked twice followed by a light fining, then racked and filtered prior to bottling.
Production
724 cases (9-liter cases)

Reviews and News

2016 Uvaggio Vermentino - 90 PTS - WE

2016 Uvaggio Vermentino - 90 PTS - WE

wine enthusiast 90 pts"Herbaceous aromas and bright citrus flavors give an almost-electric charge to this light-bodied, crisp and appetizing wine. Aromas of snap peas, parsley and fresh-cut grass lead to lemon and grapefruit flavors and a tingly mouthfeel. It's a perfect summer-to-fall drink. - JIM GORDON"

- Wine Enthusiast (September 2017), 90 pts

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Uvaggio was founded by Jim Moore in 1997. Jim's creation and development of his own wine label is a gratifying personal achievement; a venture born from the passion, knowledge and ...
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