Muros de Melgaco Alvarinho

75 cl

The Melgaco is both the finest Alvarinho and finest Vinho Verde we have tasted! Well structured, with good purity of fruit - an excellent example of Alvarinho.

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Muros de Melgaco Alvarinho

The Melgaco is both the finest Alvarinho and finest Vinho Verde we have tasted! Well structured, with good purity of fruit - an excellent example of Alvarinho.

Tasting Notes from Celtic Whiskey Shop and Wines on the Green
Nose Complex, classic aromas of the grape varietal
Palate Well structured with good, long acidity. Quite mineral with notes of grapefruit typical of Alvarinho.
Colour Pale Gold
Fact Sheet
Fluid 75 cl
Grape Variety 100% Alvarinho
Alcohol % 13
Style Dry
Estate/Producer Anselmo Mendes
Country Portugal
Region/AOC Vinho Verde
Vintage 2014
Making Techniques Careful selection of the best south-facing plots; soft pressing of the whole de-stemmed grape; slight settling of the must; fermentation in barrels on the lees for 6 months.
Closure Cork
Cellaring/Ageing Potential Drink now-2026
Awards and/or Press Quotes
Robert Parker 92 Points 'Such beautiful purity of fruit that I hardly noticed the oak, even though it was young and so unevolved. A potentially great Alvarinho, it is concentrated, long, fresh and pure. It should have a long life and evolve brilliantly.'
Wine Enthusiast 90 Points

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