Quinta de Gomariz - Portugal - Vinho verde (Ave)

Alvarinho - 2017

Price : 23.35$
Grape Variety : Alvarinho  
Caract. : Dry white wine  
SAQ Code : 11895225  
Inventaire : Batch Specialty  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 12.5% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

"Nice and crisp with beautiful flavors, impeccable balance and perfect harmony. It does not seem powerful, yet the finish is gripping and shows intensity." -MS Wine Advocate

Wine Pairing :

Aperitif. Summer salad. Crab, oysters, seafood, grilled fish. Light dressing.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Alvarinho 100%
  • Age of vines : 11 years
  • Yield of vines : 7 ton/ha
  • Irrigation : Drip
  • Harvest : Manual
  • Fermentation : Stainless steel during 7-10 days
  • Maturation : Stainless steel during 2 months days. Fining in bottle during 2 months. Without the lees. No malolactic fermentation.
  • Type of yeast : Indigenous
  • Fining : Filtered
  • Cellar : 5 years
  • Decanting : No

See the Press Review


Vintage 2015:

  • Wine Enthusiast: 88 pts.

Vintage 2014:

  • Wine & Spirit: 90 pts.
  • Mundus Vini: Silver medal
  • Concours mondial de Bruxelles: Silver medal

Vintage 2012:

  • International Wine Challenge 2013: Gold medal
  • Wine & Spirit: 92 pts.
  • Decanter: Commended

Vintage 2011:

  • Wine & Spirit: 90 pts.

Vintage 2010

  • Wine Advocate - R. Parker: 89 pts.

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