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Ashbrook Estate Verdelho
Staff Pick

Ashbrook Estate Verdelho - 2017

Item # 32587 750mL
$18.96/ Single Bottle
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$227.52 $204.77/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

Ashbrook Estate is a small, family-run estate in Margaret River, Australia. This Verdelho is a surprising treat. From the average 40-year-old vines, the wine is fresh and vibrant with stone fruits and herbal flavors.


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Staff Pick Notes

Verdelho is a grape native to Portugal. It is most closely associated with the island of Madeira and its fortified wines, but dry versions exist as well. So what is this little grape doing in Australia? Taking up 12 times more acreage than it does on Portugal's mainland & Madeira combined. Verdelho arrived to Australia in the 1820s and decided that drier heat was more suitable to its fruit. Australian Verdelho's coolest characteristic? Its combo of fresh, green tangy notes + weight on the palate. Inexpensive & spritzy Portuguese Vinho Verde this is not. Pair with various bivalves, young chèvre, or Thai dishes featuring coconut & lemongrass.

- BLR

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