Full Review

Bernador

Bernador
NV Vinho Verde DOC

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Portuguese White

Date Tasted:
Country: Portugal
Alcohol: 9%
89 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$4.99
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Bernador
NV Vinho Verde DOC

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: 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 seamless, easy hints-of-mango, wheat grass, and passion fruit finish. A refreshing and layered Vinho Verde with nicely restrained acidity.

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: Now on its own and 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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Portuguese White

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Serve in a White Wine Glass
The most famous white wine from Portugal is vinho verde, literally "green wine." Produced from an array of indigenous varieties such as Arinto and Trajadura, these wines have a very slight petillance and are light to medium-bodied, offering fresh fruit and floral aromatics with notes of apple, lemon and lilacs. Enjoy these wines in their youth as an aperitif or with Asian cuisine.

Other white wines from Portugal include those made from international varieties such as Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay as well as local cultivars such as Antao Vaz and Roupiero. These varieties account for a small amount of Portuguese white, but tend to be richer and with more aging capability than vinho verde.