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Anselmo Mendes Muros Antigos 2015 Alvarinho

White wine from the Alvarinho grape variety, grown exclusively in Monção and Melgaço. It originates in vineyards on sunny hillsides with poor granite soils. The wine is very mineral, with a good structure and body while maintaining freshness. Citrus and slightly tropical notes. Full bodied with good structure, fresh and mineral. Long finish with the light bitter citrus taste of the Alvarinho variety.

 Producer Anselmo Mendes
 Region Vinho Verde Alvarinho
 Country Portugal
 Varietals Albariño
 Alcohol 12.5% alc/vol
 Vintage 2015

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Varietal Facts

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About the Producer

Anselmo Mendes
Winery

Anselmo Mendes

Melgaço, Viana do Castelo, Portugal Melgaço, Viana do Castelo, Portugal

The work of Anselmo Mendes is recognized in Portugal and abroad not only for the excellence of the wines it produces but for the surprising and consistent way it innovates. The fermentation of Alvarinho grapes in wooden barrels or the use of old winemaking techniques, such as tanning, are some of the...

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