Quinta Varzea da Pedra, Arinto

Quinta Varzea da Pedra, Arinto - 2017

Item # 41609 750mL
$21.96/ Single Bottle
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$263.52 $237.17/ Case of 12
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In the foothills off of the Atlantic Coast are the Arinto vineyards in the Óbidos sub-region of Lisbon. This is a dry, aromatic white wine that is unoaked yet fuller in body and rich in texture. The soils are a mix of limestone and clay giving both mineral and fruitiness to the wine.


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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Arinto

A white grape variety grown in Portugal, known for producing wines with lots of juicy citrus acidity. When a component of Vinho Verde, it is called Pedernã.

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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