Quinta do Montalto "Cepa Pura" Fernão Pires
Organic

Quinta do Montalto "Cepa Pura" Fernão Pires - 2019

Item # 27338 750mL
$11.96/ Single Bottle
$143.52 $129.17/ Case of 12
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Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard. Certified in the country of origin.


Tasting Notes

Pear and quince are the most prominent notes on this unique white. Teasingly aromatic, it has a crisp palate with flavors of orchard fruits and a touch of honey. Rounded, spiced notes complete the picture. This is a great idea for squid and calamari as well as roasted chicken breast, chickpeas, and potatoes. The wine was matured in used French and American oak barrels.


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Pairing Advice

Pairs great with grilled shrimp with garlic butter

The acidity in this delicate white cuts through the richness of the buttery sauce.


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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