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    Alvarinho Deu La Deu – Vinho Verde

     750ml Bottles 

    Vinho Verde is not a grape variety, it is a DOC, the largest in Portugal for the production of wine. Monção e Melgaço’s is a sub-region of Vingo Verde region. The name means “green wine,” but translates as “young wine”, with wine being released three to six months after the grapes are harvested.

     On the nose:  Predominantly fruity, with peach, apricot, notes of tropical fruits and floral nuances

     On the palate:  High acidity. Fine, minerality, subtly fragrant. Harmonious, elegant and intense, long finish. Dryness 1g/l

     Recommended combination with food:  A perfect match for:

    • Percebes (goose barnacles)
    • Paella with lobster and chorizo
    • Green-lipped mussels grilled with parsley butter

    Serve at 16 – 18°C

     GRAPE VARIETY – 100% Alvarinho
     PRODUCTION AREA  – Monção e Melgaço – Vinho Verde
     ALCOHOL  – 13.0%

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    Quinta de Sao Lourenco

     750ml Bottles 

    Made from a blend of Baga and Touriga Nacional red grape varieties, this wine is a deep ruby red colour, with concentrated dark red fruits. Fermented for 48 hours, it then goes through a process called delestages for a further 15 days, which softens the tannins and makes them lush and supple.

     On the nose:  Concentrated ripe dark red fruits, smoked notes involving suggestions of spice and chocolate.

     On the palate:  Massive and delicious mouth feel, polished tannins and refreshing acidity, reveals an elegant and sophisticated finale

     Recommended combination with food:  A perfect match for:

    • Roast pork with crackling
    • Braised beef ribs
    • Game meats
    • Fatty cheeses

    Serve at 16 – 18°C

     GRAPE VARIETY – Baga 50%, Touriga Nacional 50%
     PRODUCTION AREA  – Bairrada
     ALCOHOL  – 14.0%