Dócil Vinho Verde, Niepoort

Dócil Vinho Verde, Niepoort - 2020

Item # 45816 750mL
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Production Methods



Practicing Organic

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

Tasting Notes

An elegant expression of Loureiro, this Vinho Verde is made in a slightly richer style.The vines of 20 years of age on average, and grown in granitic soils. Fermentation with wild yeast takes place in stainless steel, and aging takes place on the lees for 5 months. The aromatics are citrus and floral, with racing acidity. Pair this medium-bodied dry white with mussels and garlic rice.

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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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