Full Review

Vidigal

Vidigal
2019 Vinho Verde DOC

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Portuguese White

Date Tasted:
Country: Portugal
Alcohol: 9.5% RS: 1.26%
85 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$12.99

Vidigal
2019 Vinho Verde DOC

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Portuguese White

Date Tasted:
Country: Portugal
Alcohol: 9.5% RS: 1.26%
Silvery emerald straw color. Aromas of flint, dried granny smith apples, and soufflé with a lean, vibrant, petillant, dryish light body and a smooth, breezy lemon-honey vinaigrette finish with no oak flavor. A lean and refreshing Vinho Verde for casual daytime indulging.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively, Juicy & Smooth & Non-Oaky
Aroma Aroma: flint, dried granny smith apples, and soufflé
Taste Flavor: lemon-honey vinaigrette
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 lean and refreshing Vinho Verde for casual daytime indulging.

The Importer

Elixir Wine Group

The Importer
11 NW Lava Rd.
Bend, OR 97703
USA
1 541-388-5330

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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.