Full Review

Bernador

Bernador
NV Vinho Verde DOC

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Other Portuguese White

Date Tasted:
Country: Portugal
Alcohol: 9%
89 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$4.99
Best Buy

Bernador
NV Vinho Verde DOC

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Other Portuguese White

Date Tasted:
Country: Portugal
Alcohol: 9%
Emerald straw color. Aromas of tropical fruit, sweet pear, and hay with a satiny, crisp, spritzy, dryish light body and a graceful, breezy hints of mango, wheat grass, and passion fruit finish. A light and clean Vinho Verde.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity Crisp & Lively Juicy & Smooth Non-Oaky
Aroma Aroma: tropical fruit, sweet pear, and hay
Taste Flavor: hints of mango, wheat grass, and passion fruit
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: on its own with food
Recipes Pairing: BBQ Chicken, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A refreshing and layered Vinho Verde with nicely restrained acidity.

The Producer or Importer

Mack & Schuhle Inc.

The Producer or  Importer
1221 Brickell Ave
Suite 770
Miami, FL 33181
USA
1 786-388-0660

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Other Portuguese White

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Serve in a White Wine Glass
Besides Albariño, there are other notable white wines from Portugal. The most famous is Vine Verde ("green wine") made from several local white varieties, such as Arinto and Trajadurra in the northern province of Minho. These are light, refreshing whites with aromas of citrus, melon and nectarine. They are appealing, light white wines to be enjoyed fresh as a summer sipper or with light seafood or salads.

There are also white wines from the Douro region that are similarly styled light whites, as well as a few from coastal areas such as Bairrada and the Beira Atlantico. Some of the most celebrated whites come from the Beiras region in western Portugal. Here a few producers make a barrique-aged white from the Cerceal variety. These wines are richer and more complex than they typical Portuguese white and point to a new era in the country's viticulture.