Vinho Verde DOC
Vinho Verde 2010 - 86 points & Best Value, Wine Spectator/ There's lots of citrus snap to this fresh-tasting white, with ripe melon and spice notes lingering on the finish.Add winemaker's notes
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Vinho Verde 2010 - 86 points & Best Value, Wine Spectator/ There's lots of citrus snap to this fresh-tasting white, with ripe melon and spice notes lingering on the finish.
Vinho Verde 2013 - 84 Points, Wine Enthusiast/ This crisp, lightly sparkling, off-dry Vinho Verde offers attractive acidity and bright citrus flavors, with hints of apple and green plum. Light and fresh, it's ready to drink now.
Twin Vines, made by J.M. da Fonseca, is a refreshing white wine from the Vinho Verde DOC in northwest Portugal. It was created in celebration of the May 2007 birth of twin daughters to António Maria Soares Franco, a member of the owning family, and his wife. J.M. da Fonseca is one of the most prestigious wineries in Portugal The Soares Franco family, owners, have been involved in the wine business for over 160 years. Production Area Vinho Verde, northwest Portugal Grape Varieties 50% Loureiro, 25% Trajadura, 20% Pedernã, 5% Alvarinho Vinification Fermentation takes place at 68°F without skin contact. The wine was bottled in March 2010. Color Pale straw with green highlights Bouquet Fresh aromas of tropical fruit, lime, banana and melon together with floral notes Taste Slightly spritzy and lively on the palate, with refreshing, balanced citrus fruit flavors Alcohol 9.7% Serving Suggestions Drink while young. An all-occasion pour, this crisp, refreshing, versatile wine pairs well with salads, chicken, rice dishes, seafood and vegetable pasta dishes, shellfish and seafood.
Vinho Verde 2007 - Sante/ Bouquet of pear, grapefruit, and lime with hints of minerality; some frizzante. Mache salad with shrimp and citru-thyme vinaigrette.
Vinho Verde - The New York Times/ In the last few years, Vinho Verde has soared in popularity in the United States. At their best, these wines are fresh and lively, zingy, zesty… Dry and inviting with aromas and flavors of citrus and flowers.
New Portuguese wines from old estates- J.M da Fonseca / A great refreshing white summer wine. Pale straw with greenish hues, it is lively and crisp…offers a vibrant acidity with flavors of lemon, melon and green apple. It is a wonderful aperitif wine and pairs well with seafood, salads, poultry and light dishes.
Vinho Verde 2011 - 86 points, Wine Enthusiast/ With a distinct pop of gas as it is opened, this light, fruity and lightly sweet wine is a classic summer refresher. Citrus and green apple fruits abound.