Vinho Verde Blanco

Top 10% wine in the UK

Light-body white
Blend: 94% Loureiro + 6% Albariño

From: Portugal, Vinho Verde DOC
By: Miguel Pessanha @ Quinta de Azevedo

Year:  2016
ABV:  11.5%
SIZE:  75cl
CORK:  Twist
Cellar
Organic not certified
Filtered & fined
Unoaked
Mixed altitude
Marl & Gravel
Taste
Colour : Medium yellow
Alcohol : Tame
Fruit : Intense
Acidity : Fair
Body : Medium-light
Sweetness : Absent
Bouquet
Orange
Mineral
Red rose petals
Food Match
Veggies
Fish
Shellfish
Cheese strong
Chinese
Indian
Oysters
£8.45 £7.95 including VAT

DESCRIPTION:

The very northern end of Portugal is home to one of the country’s most idiosyncratic wines, Vinho Verde. This good-value example, by Quinta de Azevedo, is a dry, slightly spritzy wine with floral aromas and plenty of citrus, pear and stony minerality on the palate.

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