Delinquente Wine Co.

Delinquente Screaming Betty Vermentino 2022

$30
$30

Delinquente Screaming Betty Vermentino is crafted from Vermentino grapes grown in the Riverland region. Vibrant, zesty flavors, saline minerality for a food-friendly natural wine. 

Wine Type:, White
Wine Style:, Light Body
Farming:, Organic
Vintage:, 2022
Alcohol:, 13%
Country:, Australia
Region:, Riverland Valley
Appellation:, NA
Bottle Size:, 750ml

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Producer profile

Delinquente Wine Co.

Delinquente Wine Co., based in Australia's Riverland region, is renowned for crafting small-batch, artisanal wines with a rebellious twist. Emphasizing organic and biodynamic practices, the company focuses on Southern Italian grape varieties that are well-suited to the hot, arid climate of South Australia. Their approach is unconventional, embracing wild fermentation and minimal intervention to produce distinctive, characterful wines.

Wine region

Riverland Valley, Australia

The Riverland Valley is South Australia's largest wine region by volume. It stretches along the Murray River for 330 kilometers and is a vital part of the country's wine production, accounting for about a quarter of the country's total wine output. This region is known for its warm Mediterranean climate, which includes long sunny days and cooler nights, ideal conditions for viticulture.

The Murray River plays a crucial role in the Riverland's wine industry, providing essential water for irrigation. The soils in the region vary significantly, with sandy loams over clay subsoils in the river valley and wind-blown sands over lime and clay on higher ground. This diversity in soil types contributes to the variety of grape flavors produced in the region.

Riverland's history in winemaking dates back to the 19th century when European settlers brought their farming and viticulture practices to the area. The development of the region's wine industry accelerated in the 20th century, especially with the formation of the Berri Co-Op in the early 1900s. Today, the area is known for large-scale production and a growing number of boutique wineries focusing on high-quality, handcrafted wines.

The primary grape varieties in Riverland include Shiraz, Chardonnay, and Cabernet Sauvignon, which are used for single-variety wines and blends. The region is also experimenting with Mediterranean varieties like Montepulciano, Vermentino, and Nero d'Avola, which are well-suited to the warm climate.

Sustainability is a significant focus in Riverland, with many growers adopting water-efficient technologies and increasing organic and biodynamic farming practices. This commitment to sustainability helps ensure the long-term viability of the region's wine production.

Overall, Riverland is a dynamic wine region that balances traditional winemaking expertise with modern innovation, making it a key player in Australia's wine industry.

Frequently asked question

We will process and ship your order in 2-3 business days, you will receive a shipping confirmation email with tracking as soon as the Carrier scans the shipping label.

Ground shipping time depends on location, here's a breakdown:

West Coast: 1-2 business days
Midwest: 3-4 business days
East Coast: 5 business days

Process time is not shipping time. Shipping time starts from the days successive to the day of shipping, after the order has been processed.

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Signature on delivery is mandatory for wine deliveries. Please make sure someone is at the shipping address to sign for the package.

If applicable, please consider delivering the package to a business address to ensure someone is available to sign for the package.

We also have the option of delivering the package to a Carrier's store for pickup. Please reach out to us to coordinate.

Carrier will try to delivery a package up to three times before returning the package to us.

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If you miss a delivery and a package gets returned to us we have two options:

1) Reship the package right away: due to the very high cost of shipping and returns, we must charge a re-shipping fee to be determined based on package size and shipping destination.

2) Consolidate the returned package with your next order: this option is free of charge and it's the most popular option.

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What is natural wine?

What is natural wine?

Natural wine is a type of wine made in small batches from hand-harvested organic or biodynamic grapes with minimal intervention in the cellar.
What is Biodynamics?

What is Biodynamics?

Biodynamic wine is wine made with grapes farmed biodynamically. Biodynamic farming is a holistic approach to farming.
What is organic wine?

What is organic wine?

Organic wine is made with grapes farmed organically. Organic farming is a type of farming alternative to conventional farming.
What is vegan wine?

What is vegan wine?

Vegan wine is wine made without using animal products during the fining phase of the clarification process. Before wine is bottled it is usually clarified.