Type: White Wine
Country: France
Region: Languedoc-Roussillon
Code: COQU001
A wonderfully exotic and lighter style of dry white, using grapes grown within sight of the azure Mediterranean. Could this be our best value Southern French dry white??? It could be, and it is now a firm favourite among staff and customers. A delicious, zingy/zesty dry white with a style that just makes you smile. If you’re a Sauvignon Blanc fan, you really need to try this wine. So easy drinking and utterly delicious! Refreshingly dry and crisp it makes for delightful drinking especially on a warm summer’s day.
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Marilyn Lasserre

Marilyn is a genuine pioneer. Since her return to France in 2008, she has significantly contributed to the renewed success of Languedoc’s wines. Bringing her feminine touch to traditionally strong, rustic and full-bodied wines, Marilyn succeeded in improving quality and taste with a rigorous selection in the vineyards and perfect control of the winemaking process. Marilyn studied Viticulture and Oenology in Bordeaux, and has spent time working in various regions throughout the world. Les Argelières is a tribute to the “Terroir” from which these wines are produced, a terroir mostly made of pebble and limestone perfectly exposed to the sun. It enhances the fruit aromas a...

Pale lemon in appearance with citrus, apricot and gentle floral aromas. . Ripe peach, and tropical notes on the palate. A fruity easy drinking style with good, balanced acidity. Crisp and refreshing.
Ideal on its own, or with summer salads. A fabulous accompaniment to all seafood, creamy chicken dishes or asparagus risotto.
Picked in the cool of the dawn and early evening, the Vermentino grapes are brought to the winery, sorted, and then pressed before the clear juice is settled in steel tank and chilled to clear any solids. The juice is then fermented at a cool 13 degrees for 3 weeks, with the aim to preseve the natural vibrancy, freshness and peach characters of the grape. After fermentation is finished the wine is racked through a series of tanks over several weeks to clear any lees, before a light filtration and bottling in the early spring following the harvest.

Wine Merchant Top 100 2023, Highly Commended. Wine Merchant Top 100, Highly Commended, 2022: "This is like pushing a wheelbarrow of ripe Granny Smiths, which have been drizzled with lemon juice, over a freshly mown lawn." Victoria Moore, Telegraph March 2022, “It's still possible to find good wines for less than £10 – here are 50 of the best”: “Vermentino makes for a beautifully crisp and refreshing summer aperitif. This excellent one smells of pears, lemon blossom and meadow grass.”

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