Many of us will have a memory of sitting in a beach cafe somewhere, enjoying freshly caught fish and sipping a glass of cold white wine. At the time, it seems to taste better than any wine we’ve ever drunk — but is it all in our heads? Do wines really taste better by the sea?
Amu Vermentino 2020/21 is a smooth, lush, citrussy white from Sardinia that should appeal if you’re a sauvignon blanc fan. It would be lovely with all kinds of seafood, especially grilled lobster and clams, or a seafood barbecue.