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Prova Regia, Arinto, 2015

Portugal · Estremadura - Lisboa · Bucelas
A delicious, crisp and zingy wine that carries more body and weight than most Sauvignons although not dissimilar in style. Perfect in warm weather.

€11.99

Was €14.99

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Body Medium - Light
Sweetness 2/10
Vineyard
Quinta do Romeira
Description
This wine has an ancient history that dates back at least as far as the Duke of Wellington's relationship with Portugal and its wines. In recent years, its production was managed by the Companhia das Quintas that was set up to run multiple wineries during the Salazar era. This winery has shown us what considerable quality is available from Portugal's white wines. Using this indigenous grape variety, Arinto, they produce three distinct styles: this crisp and fresh unoaked wine; a Reserva that is from riper grapes and a further Reserva that is Barrel-aged, fermented and performs like fine Burgundy. This, their entry wine, is gorgeous, fresh and has been likened as a Portuguese Sancerre.
More Info
  • Alcohol 13.5%
  • Size 750ml
  • Closure Natural Cork
  • Ageing Vessel Stainless Steel
  • Months Ageing 4 Months