Vinho Verde "Doralice", Bojo do Luar
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Organic
Orange Wine (Skin Contact)

Vinho Verde "Doralice", Bojo do Luar - 2020

Item # 44271 750mL
$19.96/ Single Bottle
$239.52 $215.57/ Case of 12
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Organic
Orange Wine (Skin Contact)

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Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.


Tasting Notes

What we like to call a more gentle type of orange wine meaning that the tannins are subtle, the color less in the amber direction and the palate is fresh. Made from Loureiro that's from the Arcos de Valdevez area of Vinho Verde. Fermentation is entirely done in concrete and stainless steel. The wine spends eight weeks macerating with 10% whole-clusters and chestnut flowers. Unfiltered


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Staff Pick Notes

Bojo do Luar is a collaboration between natural wine importer Savio Soares and biodynamic winemaker, Antonio Sousa. Doralice is made with 100% Loureiro, and the addition of a small amount of ground chestnut flowers, which stabilizes the wine without sulfur. The juice spends 8 weeks of maceration with the skins and some stem. This tames the often harsh acidity of the native Loureiro grape. You’ll find a touch of nuttiness in the predominantly tropical fruit flavors of this wine. A great accompaniment to Portugal’s soft sheep cheeses.

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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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