Learn about Arinto — taste profile, popular regions and more …
A white Portugese variety documented mainly along coastal vineyards surrounding Bucelas and Lisbon.
Tasting Notes for Arinto
Arinto is a light-bodied white wine with a prominent acidity, making it a white that could potentially benefit from aging. It is noted for zesty citrus, floral and nutty qualities, showing more peach fruit as it ages.
Perfect Food Pairings for Arinto
Try Arinto with bacalhau, sea bass, red snapper, grilled sausages and sushi.
Sommelier Secrets for Arinto
When it serves as a blending ingredient in Vinho Verde, it is called Pedernã.
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