Avesso “Edição Nacional”

A dynamic, yet elegant Vinho Verde.

Bottle Size: 750 mL

  • Vintage 2015
  • Producer
  • Country Portugal
  • Region Vinho Verde
  • Alcohol 12.9%
  • Composition:
    100% Avesso
  • Winemaker Notes Quinta de Covela’s first-ever Vinho Verde. Edição Nacional, or National Edition, refers to the Avesso grape, 100% Portuguese and native to Covela’s sub-region. A dynamic, yet elegant Verde positioned alongside the best Alvarinhos and Loureiros.
  • Tasting Notes Color: Bright, citric.
    Nose: White flowers, stone fruit.
    Palate: Good balance between fruit and acidity with a crisp, elegant finish.

    Enjoy at a temperature of around 7ºC to 8ºC (44ºF to 47ºF). An ideal wine to pair with grilled fish or seafood, and even sushi and sashimi. Its freshness and light-hearted character also make it a great wine to accompany starters or to be enjoyed al fresco as an aperitif in the company of family or friends.
  • Press WA 91, WS 88
  • Vineyard Organic farming. Granitic soils forming a natural, South-facing amphitheater at low-altitude on the right bank of the Douro river in the southeastern corner of the Vinho Verde region; Cold winters and hot, dry summers, mix of continental climate and maritime influence.
  • Vinification Fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats. No enzymes used. Spontaneous fermentation. Fining with Bentonite when necessary. Light filtration. Aged sur lies until mid-January.
  • Viticulture Hand-picked plot-by-plot, allowing for the right grapes to be harvested at the right time. Transport in small boxes.
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