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José Maria da Fonseca
Vinho Verde DOC
Description
This refreshing white wine from northwest Portugal bursts with aromas of lemon, melon and crisp green apple. It's slightly spritzy and lively on the palate, with refreshing citrus fruit flavors.
CountryPortugal
RegionVinho Verde
Grape Varieties70% Loureiro, 15% Trajadura, 10% Pedernã, 5% Alvarinho
AppellationVinho Verde DOC
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BackgroundTwin Vines, made by Jose Maria da Fonseca, is a refreshing white wine from the Vinho Verde DOC in northwest Portugal. It celebrates the May 2007 birth of twin daughters to Antnio Maria Soares Franco and his wife. Jose Maria da Fonseca is one of the most prestigious wineries in Portugal. The Soares Franco family, owners of Jose Maria da Fonseca, have been involved in the wine business for over 160 years.
VinificationFermentation takes place at 68ºF without skin contact.
ColorPale straw with green highlights
NoseFresh aromas of tropical fruit, melon, banana and lime
PalateSlightly spritzy and lively on the palate, with refreshing citrus fruit flavors
AnalysisAlcohol: 10 %pH: 3.0RS: 14.5 g/lTA: 6.0 g/l
Serving SuggestionsAn all-occasion pour, this crisp, refreshing, versatile wine pairs well with salads, chicken, rice dishes, seafood and vegetable pasta dishes, shellfish and seafood.