Aylesbury Estate QO5 Vermentino 2023


From the Ferguson Valley in the West, this increasingly popular Italian white has avoided oak contact having gone straight to tank for fermentation and a brief maturation. The colour is a shining pale lemon hue, with the nose exhibiting notes of fresh citrus, oystershells, pears and a fine line of salinity. Good intensity and balance, with a lingering finish. That intensity runs the full length. Appealing local Vermentino, worth drinking any time over the next five to six years.