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Quinta do Ameal Branco Seco Vinho Verde, Portugal
89 Points

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Region: Portugal Vinho Verde
Vintage: 2012
AB: $17.0 + price will vary
BC: $17.5

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -433730
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WineScores' Review

Charming, tangy, crisp.
For the second year running this wine has fallen into my TOP 100.

It is a fresh white made from the Loureiro variety, which is classic to the Vinho Verde region of Portugal.
It offers a nose of honey/beeswax, white melon, lemon oil, golden apples undertones of mineral, lanolin and vague hints wildflowers. The palate is tangy and loaded with citrus and mineral with glimpses of white fruits. A clean, crisp wine, both straightfoward and focused.
Pair: fish, soft-medium cheeses and citrus and herb dressings.

Recommended Pairings
Eat your Greens, Seafood/Shellfish, Sushi, Cheese - Soft/Creamy, Creamy Dishes, Appetizers

©copyright 2012 Daenna Van Mulligen
Wine Scores reviewed - 2014-11-21 20:22:52.0


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