Vermentino nero | Rarely found Italian native red wine grape, apparently a separate variety rather than a mutation of Vermentino.

Where grown | Liguria. | Tuscany

Denominations | Candia dei Colli Apuani DOC. | Costa Toscana IGT

Viticulture | Vermentino Nero is a generous and consistent cropper. Large bunches, medium-sized berries.

Wine style | Wines range from medium,- to full-bodied and show rich dark fruit notes plus coffee-like flavours. 

Bibliography

See Dr Ian d’Agata, Native Wine Grapes of Italy (University of California Press, 2014).

Italian Wine Unplugged (Positive Press, 2017), p.219.