Name of Winery – Anselmo Mendes
Name of Wine – Quinta da Aveleda
Region produced in – Vinho Verde, Portugal
Types of grapes in wine – Blended with 60% Loureiro, 30% Trajadura and 10% Alvarinho.
Characteristics of wine – Fresh tropical fruit flavours and no oak make this wine a real nice summer afternoon drink.
. The presence of citric and white flower aromas is quite evident
Certified: Award Winner 2014
Look – Pale lemon yellow with green highlights;
Smell –aromas of green apple, grapefruit, and perfume; dry, fresh and lively, with a slight spritz,
Taste – light, crisp and aromatic -sometimes sweet
Food Pairing – The Portuguese wine goes really well with fish and sea food. I chose the Western Family choice cooked shrimps and for contrast some candied smoked Salmon.
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