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91 pts Wine & Spirits - It has an open straw colour and a clear, shining appearance. An intense, harmonious wine, it has a surprising taste and a velvety structure. It possesses a long, fruity after-taste with notes of passion fruit, white flowers and citrus, with an elegant, persistent after taste.

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  • Region: Vinho Verde
  • Type: White Wine
  • Alcohol: 12,5%
  • Bottle Size: 750 ml
  • Grape Variety: Alvarinho
  • Winemaker: Manuel Soares and Denis Dubourdieu
  • Year: 2018
Winemaking:
Acclaimed by everyone as being the “queen” grape variety for white wines in Portugal, Alvarinho is at the heart of this mono-varietal wine. When they reach the vinification centre, the grapes are submitted to pellicular maceration which is followed by soft pressing at a low pressure. Subsequently, alcoholic fermentation is carried out at controlled temperatures, followed by ageing in stainless steel vats during which the fine lees are maintained in suspension which allows the retention of the freshness and fruity aromas of the grape variety. Before its bottling, the wine is carefully filtered and cold.

Grape Varieties:
Alvarinho

Tasting Notes:
It has an open straw colour and a clear, shining appearance. An intense, harmonious wine, it has a surprising taste and a velvety structure. It possesses a long, fruity after-taste with notes of passion fruit, white flowers and citrus, with an elegant, persistent after taste.

Store and Serve Advices:
It must be drunk very cool at a temperature of 6 to 8º C. It is ready to be drunk but may evolve for around 5 years in the bottle, depending on the conditioning environment.

Food Pairing:
This is the perfect accompaniment to elegant, fresh vegetable based or gratinéed dishes, starters such as oysters or asparagus in butter sauce or even dishes with fatty fish like salmon.

Reviews and Awards:
. 91 points in Wine & Spirits Magazine;
. 16 points in Vinho Grandes Escolhas;
. 15,5 points in Revista de Vinhos;
. Bronze medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2015 (2014);
. Silver medal International Wine & Spirit Competition 2014 (2013);
. Bronze medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2013 (2012);
. Commended International Wine Challenge 2013 (2012).

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Aveleda Alvarinho White 2018

Aveleda Alvarinho White 2018

91 pts Wine & Spirits - It has an open straw colour and a clear, shining appearance. An intense, harmonious wine, it has a surprising taste and a velvety structure. It possesses a long, fruity after-taste with notes of passion fruit, white flowers and citrus, with an elegant, persistent after taste.

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