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Bright yellow with aromas of pineapple, passion fruit, melon and bananas. Balanced acidity conclude with a soft finish.
Grape VarietiesVerdelho (60%), Viognier (22%), Viosinho (14%)
AppellationSetubal Peninsula DOC
- 85 PointsBest Buy
BackgroundFor more than 150 years, the landmark Periquita brand from the southwestern coast of Portugal has been a welcome guest at the tables of discerning wine drinkers and an international ambassador for fine Portuguese wines. Created by J.M. da Fonseca in 1850 and trademarked in 1941, Periquita has the distinction of being the oldest Portuguese table wine brand. Periquita White is the newest member of the Periquita range. Modern and fresh, it is a harmonious blend of Verdelho with other aromatic white grapes.
VinificationFermented in stainless steel at 60ºF.
NoseApricot, peach, melon, sweet lime and banana
PalateVery fruity with a good balanced between fruit and acidity
AnalysisAlcohol: 12.8 %pH: 3.38TA: 6.1 g/l
Serving SuggestionsServe chilled. Excellent as an aperitif or with seafood dishes.