92pts James Suckling
This is very linear and energetic with lots of fresh fruit. Lemon and lime-rind undertones. Bright acidity. Medium body. Delicious finish. Plenty of fruit and freshness.
92pts Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
To make the 2017 Bolgheri Vermentino Solosole, Poggio al Tesoro sourced Vermentino clones from Corsica, rather than Tuscany. The clone has large, loose clusters that require a lot of extra work in order to manage yields; the vineyard teams do a lot of fruit selection, sometimes berry for berry. This wine is made in stainless steel. They had experimented with oak but that was abandoned. It is fermented at very low temperatures and aged on the lees. The first vintage of this popular white wine was 2006.
Delightful aromas of rosemary and thyme, with persistent lemon and lime flavours on a creamy, weighty palate. Well put together.
90pts Wine Enthusiast
Yellow-peach, tropical-fruit and Mediterranean brush aromas follow through to the fresh, rounded palate along with a vein of saline and white grapefruit. It’s juicy and savory, with a bitteralmond finish.
The wine proffers intense Mediterranean aromas, expressing a textured combination of aromatic herbs and citrus notes. The palate exhibits pristine, pure Vermentino, characterized by a satisfying savoriness, minerality and a structure that promises great longevity.
This is an ideal accompaniment to both sea and lake fish, and is excellent with prestigious raw fish dishes, Livorno-style mullet, Lake Garda sardines and various refined tempura specialities. It pairs perfectly at the end of a meal with Doppia Panna soft cheeses and Tuscan Pecorino.