Vidigal 2020 Vinho Verde
- 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
- Unique in the category as this example is bone dry and vintaged.
- A slight spritz makes this fun and refreshing. Also low alchohol for those looking to cut back.
- Vidigal was recently The New York Times/Eric Asimov’s most highly recommended Vinho Verde!
Vintage: 2020 | 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
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.
Production: 10,000 cases | Alcohol: 9.6% | TA: 5.9 g/l | Residual Sugar: 12.6
g/l | pH: 3.18
Press & Points
2017 – 90 Points, WineX
2013 – 90 Points, BTI
#1 Vinho Verde, Tasting Panel Pick – New York Times – June 2013
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