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Vidigal 2017 Vinho Verde

Producer Info
  • Vidigal is a medium-sized winery based in Leiria focused on interesting, flavorful wines from the regions of Dão, Lisboa, and Vinho Verde
  • Owner António Lopes is as hands-on as they come, and spends most of his time side by side in the cellar with his two winemakers Antonio Ventura and Rafael Neuparth
About the Wine
  • One of the rare hand-made examples of Vinho Verde you will find under $10
  • Unique in the category as this example is bone dry
  • A slight spritz makes this fun and refreshing
  • Vidigal was recently The New York Times/Eric Asimov’s most highly recommended Vinho Verde!

Vintage: 2017 | Wine Type: White Wine
Varietal: 50% Loureiro/40% Trajadura/10% Arinto
Origin: Portugal | Appellation: Vinho Verde D.O.C.
Elaboration:  Hand picked in small bins. Chilling, crushing and then a soft pressing. Fermentation in stainless steel with temperature control. Unoaked.
Winemaker: Antonio Mendes Lopes, Antonio Ventura, Rafael Neuparth, and Arnaldo Simoes  

Tasting Notes

Pale citrine in color with a slight greenish tinge.  Fruity aromas with tropical fruit and floral notes.  Pleasant mouth with a slight effervescence and sweetness that combines well with the natural acidity.

Technical Data

Production: 10,000 cases | Alcohol: 9.6% | TA: 5.9 g/l | Residual Sugar:  12.6 g/l | pH: 3.18

Press & Points

2013 - 90 Points, BTI
#1 Vinho Verde, Tasting Panel Pick - New York Times - June 2013

 
Vidigal 2017 Vinho Verde