Quintas de Melgaço - Portugal - Vinho Verde - Minho

QM Alvarinho - 2019

Grape Variety : Alvarinho  
Caract. : Dry white wine  
Price : 21.80$
SAQ Code :  
Inventaire : Batch Specialty  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 13% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

Clear and citrine color. Fruity aroma, exotic and light floral notes, a full taste and a long finish.

Wine Pairing :

Grilled fatty fish, White meat, Seafood and Cheese.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Alvarinho 100%
  • Age of vines : 10 to 12 years
  • Type of soil: 2 types of soil: Alluvium (Gravel); 200 metres to 400 metres (Granite)
  • Yield of vines : 10 ton/ha
  • Irrigation : None
  • Harvest : Manual
  • Fermentation : Stainless steel tank for 15-20 days
  • Maturation : Stainless steel tank for 5 to 10 weeks. This wine is made from small batches to form a main batch, all 100% Alvarinho, but from different locations, alluvium, 200 meters and more than 400 meters, and some small batches do a skin maceration.
  • Type of yeast : Indigenous
  • Fining : Filtered wine
  • Cellar : 5 years
  • Decanting : No

See the Press Review


Vintage 2019

  • Mundus Vini 2020: Gold Medal
  • Wine Advocate-R.Parker 2020 : 90 pts.

Vintage 2018

  • Wine Enthusiast 2019: 90 pts.

Vintage 2016

  • Wine Enthusiast 2017: 91 pts.

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