Portugal's hugely distinctive whites
See earlier articles about Portuguese whites here and here . Listed below in alphabetical order of producer (sur)name are my favourites from a wide range of Portuguese whites tasted in London last month. I was particularly impressed by the depth and complexity of these appetising wines, which are generally blends of indigenous Portuguese varieties. Quinta do Ameal Loureiro 2006 Vinho Verde 16.5 Drink 2008-09 Loureiro grown on granite soils in the Lima subregion. Unoaked. Gentle, dusty lemony nose and then a sour citrus flavour on the palate (that’s positive...
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