Monday, December 23, 2019
Vinho Verde: Portugal's Top White Wine Region
Provam Varanda do Conde 2018
PROVAM is made up of ten winemakers from the Monção and Melgaço sub-region, in the northern part of the Vinho Verde region. The mix of 70% Trajadura and 30% Alvarinho grapes is a traditional blend for the region, capturing Alvarinho's complexity and Trajadura's softness. The wine's alcohol level hits 12.5% abv and it sells for well below the $10 mark in the U.S.
This refreshing white has a nose which explodes with the smell of lemons and white flowers. The palate is just as much a party, with lemons aplenty and acidity to burn. Bring on the fish, bring on the shrimp. The wine will pair wonderfully.
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