William Allen, the winemaker at Two Shepherds, has managed the rare feat of earning a trophy case full of accolades from the mainstream wine press while maintaining cred in the natural wine world at the same time. When you source only from family-run, organically/sustainably farmed vineyards, manipulation of the fermenting juice is unnecessary. We had one of his non-skin-ferment white blends in a previous Kompas Club, but this is a fully skin-fermented, “orange” wine (white wine grapes fermented with the skins like a red wine), having spent 10 days fermenting with the skins. Vermentino (also known as Rolle in France) is a white wine grape whose ripe skins are actually an amber yellow in color and a slightly darker and cloudier version of that is the color of the final wine. Centime is french for cent and refers to the coppery accents in the wine.