Vinho Verde Loureiro, Aphros
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Vinho Verde Loureiro, Aphros - 2018

Item # 32419 750mL
$15.99/ Single Bottle
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$191.88 $172.69/ Case of 12
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Wine made from grapes grown organically using natural composting techniques and special preparations of herbal sprays while following the astronomical calendar.


Tasting Notes

100% Loureiro from the Lima sub-region of the Vinho Verde. Lees aging for four months create this concentrated lush style of Vinho Verde with great minerality.


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Staff Pick Notes

Vinho Verde is a wine region at the top of Portugal that is known for producing tart, poppy, well priced wines. In Greek Mythology Aphros is a God of the Sea whose name means 'Sea- Foam'. The name makes total sense because inside this bottle is a wine chock full of sunshine and sea-breezes! it is lighter in body, but warms your soul like a lemon custard colored blanket. This biodynamic wine keeps it chill and doesn't get too buck wild, as some natural wines have the tendency to do. Notes include heaps of sandy golden apple juice, air puffed pineapple chunks laced with wild, white seaside flowers that grow through the coarse sand and briny sea air. Bone dry with a light-bright, firefly acidity, this wine is a groovy pair with food or will even rock your socks solo.

- HG

Astor's Glossary of Terms

Portugal

The Dão and the Douro are the most important regions as far as red Portuguese table wine is concerned. Douro wines tend to be a bit fuller and fleshier than their Dão counterparts, which are generally lighter and higher in acidity. Reds from both regions are dense, rustic, and well-balanced. They also show their terroir quite clearly, and represent a great alternative to the modern fruit-driven...

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