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Quinta das Arcas Arca Nova 2014 Wine Review

Quinta das Arcas Arca Nova 2014

Quinta das Arcas Arca Nova 2014

Vinho Verde D.O.C., Portugal

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $13.95

Drink: 2014-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 10.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Quinta das Arcas

Agent: Vinya

Natalie's Score: 88/100

A zesty northern Portuguese wine from the region of Vinho Verde made from a blend of native grapes. Lime and green apple acidity provide great refreshment and demand fresh seafood or shellfish. Medium-bodied. No oak. Serve well chilled.

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This Quinta das Arcas Arca Nova 2014 was reviewed on March 4, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Rachelle O'Connor rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

There is a spritz in the glass and on the palate - there are delightful aromas of citrus, candied stone fruit, and a hint of pretty floral. The palate was loaded with crabapples, lime zest and not surprisingly a lingering vibrant acidity. Quite a lovely surprise especially at that price point - great value!
Sylvain Segard rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

This is a great little wine, especially at this price point. The robe is a yellow-green straw colour and it hides surprises. Indeed, the wine fizzes as you pour it into the glass and, while the fine bubbles dissipate rapidly, the effervescence persists in the mouth provide a fine tingle on the tongue. The wine has a sophisticated and gentle aroma of citrus pith, fresh squeezed limes, and newly baked biscotti. The palate, however, is much more assertive with a fruit-forward taste of fleshy green apples and of brisk lime juice wrapped into a supple and round mouthfeel, with a racy acidity that lasts long. This wine would make a fantastic poolside sipper and it would also pair wonderfully with ham, egg dishes, and sharp hard cheeses. Score 88. (S.Segard, Reviewed March 09, 2017)
Is there anything fresher and more lively in the mouth than a white wine from the Vinho Verde region of Portugal. Quinta Das Arcas Arca Nova (2014) is just such a wine at a great price. This lime, lemon zest wine with a bit of a spritz is a blend of Loureiro, Arinto and Trajadura. Fresh steamed shrimp, seafood anything with this one. - Community Wine Reviews

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