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Pairs well with: Trying new seafood recipes

Vinho Verde is typically a light and refreshing white, but from aging on the lees – this wine is left creamier, and fuller tasting.

The Fun:  The aromas of this wine are so fresh and vibrant, with notes of grapefruit, apricot, red apple, lemon/lime, pineapple, and honeysuckle.  It is very similar in flavour, but with the citrus more prominent and with some light mineral and spicy hints.  It is medium-full bodied, with bright acidity, and yet has a creamy feel in the mouth from aging on the lees (dead yeast cells).  The finish is fairly long, with refreshingly bitter grapefruit, lemon/lime, white pepper, and mineral notes lasting.

The Facts:  2017 Vintage – 100% Alvarinho – Vinho Verde, Portugal

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