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Aveleda Alvarinho 2016 Wine Review

Aveleda Alvarinho 2016

Aveleda Alvarinho 2016

Minho V.R., Portugal

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $19.00

Drink: 2016-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Aveleda

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 91/100

This complex and vibrant northern Portuguese white wine is a Colheita Selecionada or a single vineyard special selection wine from the winery's estate vineyards and made from the zesty white grape Alvarinho in the Minho region of northern Portugal. Medium-bodied with good viscosity. Perfect for meatier or oilier fish dishes.

This Aveleda Alvarinho 2016 was reviewed on April 27, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Zippy and zesty lime zest with a hint of unripened green melon on the palate. Bright and crisp. 12% declared ABV. Tasted tank sample of 2016 vintage in April 2017. Aromatics developing. Great with a seasonal grilled fish steak. Easily enjoyable on it's own. Medium body. Complex saline minerality and mouthwatering Acidity. Great value. 90 points
Lynn Van Der Linde - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Fresh lemon/lime on the nose and palate, with a refreshing mouth feel and a crisp citrus finish.
Tasted April 2017.
Pamela Chiles rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Quite dry, medium-bodied and fresh, zesty lime, chalky with a hint of a candied note. Very nice patio sipper or great with mediterranean-style fish dishes, of course!
Cherie Cole rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Zesty lime, white peach, medium body, bright acidity.
Tasted April 25, 2017.

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