Esporão Verdelho ‘V’, Alentejo, Portugal, 2017

A vibrant white wine from Alentejo, Portugal.

The Herdade do Esporão estate was established in 1267 and the property has been owned by the Roquette family since 1973. Their first wine was bottled in 1985. The winery are keen to preserve tradition whilst seeking to combine this with innovation. Production is overseen by the well respected and highly experienced winemaker David Baverstock. His philosophy is to create authentic and exciting wines, taking full advantage of Portuguese heritage.

Tasting Notes:
Brilliant pale straw with green hues. Vibrant, grassy aroma with tropical and citrus fruit notes of lime and grapefruit. Fresh, elegant, intense fruit on the palate with mineral notes and a long, persistent finish.
Serving Suggestion:
Ideal aperitif or serve with shellfish, chicken and light salads.

 

Grape Variety: Verdelho

Country: Portugal

Region: Alentejo

Size: 75cl

ABV: 13.5%

Closure: Cork

Suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans