D.O.C. Vinho Verde

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    • Añada2022
    • Denominación de OrigenVinho Verde - Portugal
    • BodegaVINHOS BORGES
    • UvasAvesso, Azal, Loureiro, Pederna, Trajadura
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    • Puntos Peñin Peñín
    Vino Blanco Gatao Vinho Verde
    €4.65
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    • Denominación de OrigenVinho Verde - Portugal
    • BodegaVINHOS BORGES
    • UvasAglianico, Avesso, Loureiro
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    • Puntos Peñin Peñín
    Vino Blanco Quinta de Simaens
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The Vinho Verde Denomination of Controlled Origin (D.O.C.) is a wine region located in the northwest of Portugal, known for producing fresh and vibrant white wines that capture the essence of the region. This appellation is characterized by its Atlantic climate and granite soils, which significantly influence the unique character of its wines.

The D.O.C. Vinho Verde encompasses several subregions that span the province of Minho, where the vines thrive in a humid and cool environment. The vineyards benefit from the influence of the Atlantic Ocean, which brings cool breezes and humidity, creating ideal conditions for growing native white grapes.

One of the distinctive characteristics of the D.O.C. Vinho Verde is its refreshing profile and vibrant acidity. The most common grape varieties include Alvarinho, Loureiro, Avesso, and Arinto, among others. These grapes provide fruity, floral and citrus aromas and flavors, creating light and lively white wines.

Winemaking in the D.O.C. Vinho Verde often involves modern methods that highlight the freshness and youth of the wines. Stainless steel fermentation is commonly used to preserve fruit flavors and keep acidity balanced. Additionally, some producers experiment with more traditional winemaking techniques to add complexity to certain wines.

The wines of the D.O.C. Vinho Verde are known for their versatility and are best enjoyed when served chilled. They are the perfect companion for hot days, accompanying fresh seafood, light dishes and appetizers. In addition, the appellation also produces some red and rosé wines, although the whites are the most notable.