Aveleda Quinta de Aveleda Vinho Verde 2008

White Wine from Portugal

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Item No. 101709
  • white wine
  • WE90
Style: Light & Crisp

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

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Winemaker's Notes

Harmonious wine with a fresh, fruity, and delicate aroma, where the presence of tropical fruits and white flowers is evident. On the palate Quinta de Aveleda offers a long persistent finish.

Critical Acclaim

"From Aveleda's home estate, this is quintessential dry Vinho Verde with a delicious burst of citric freshness lifted by a texture that has a light prickle. It bounces from the glass, crisp and refreshing. "
90 Points

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Rita W - Rapid River, MI (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/14/2010)
Delicious and dry but light. More fruity than other whites, not too sweet.
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Aveleda is a name which spans several generations. The first records of the sale of bottled wine date back to 1870, with Manuel Pedro Guedes (1837-1899), known for his strong enterprising spirit and believed to be the founder of the business as we know it today. His work bore fruit and the quality of the Aveleda wines started to be recognised, as the gold medals won in the...

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Learn About Portugal

Portugal The country best known for Port, Madeira and corks is often overlooked when consumers think of red and white still wines - but take note! The table wines of the region have improved dramatically in the past few decades. The winemaking areas trickle down the country's narrow shape, bordered by the Atlantic on the west and Spain on the east. Notable...

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