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Quinta Da Lixa Pouco Comum Alvarinho 2017 Wine Review

Quinta Da Lixa Pouco Comum Alvarinho 2017

Quinta Da Lixa Pouco Comum Alvarinho 2017

Vinho Regional Minho, Vinho Verde, Portugal

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $14.95

Drink: 2019-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Quinta Da Lixa

Agent: Glencairn Wine Merchants

Natalie's Score: 88/100

A medium-plus-bodied, zesty white, fragrant with mandarin, lemon zest and mineral aromas on the nose. Zesty, with soft orange, ripe apricot, leesy and waxy flavours on the palate. Chill and enjoy with sushi and sashimi dishes.

Alvarinho food pairings: double boiled soup made from duck, pork, ginger and aged tangerine peel.

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This Quinta Da Lixa Pouco Comum Alvarinho 2017 was reviewed on August 30, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Quinta Da Lixa Pouco Comum 2017 is a great value Alvarinho under $15. This dry, medium-bodied, juicy white wine from Vinho Verde wine region in Portugal is so fresh with melon and stone fruit flavours on the palate. Pair with glazed ham and grilled pork chops with an apricot coulis. - Community Wine Reviews

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