Alvarinho Parcela Unica | White | 2018 | Doc Vinho Verde - 93 pts Robert Parker, Vivino Rating 4.4
Intro: White wine made from grapes of Alvarinho variety coming from a single plot which produces a wine that reveals Alvarinho at its purest and most original state.
Region: Vinho Verde, Moncao & Melgaco (D.O.C)
Winery: Anselmo Mendes
Grapes: Alvarinho (100%)
Aging: 9 Months in French Oak Barrels with batonnage and whole lees
Tasting Notes: Complex and austere nose. Hints of wildflowers and hay along with a delicate minerality remembering wet stone. Some hazelnut and vanilla coming from the oak fermentation and aging. On the palate a refreshing acidity and verticality. A touch of smoke ending long and elegant.
ABV: 13% Serving Temp: 10-12 °C Pairing: Fish Tacos, Ceviche Seafood Risotto, Oysters, Mussels, Clams, Sushi, White fish