Arinto

  • Grape
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An indigenous grape to Portugal that produces exceptional, age-worthy whites with the ability to evolve over 7 or more years; revealing flavors of beeswax and nuts.

Primary Flavors

  • Lemon Zest

  • Grapefruit

  • Hazelnut

  • Beeswax

  • Chamomile

Taste Profile

  • Bone-Dry
  • Medium-Light Body
  • Low/None Tannin
  • High Acidity
  • 11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Cold
    45–55°F / 7–13°C
  • Glass TypeWhite
  • Decant No
  • Ageability5-10 years
  • Avg Price $13.00

Food Pairing

Arinto makes an excellent pairing with richer seafood including Portugal's famous bacalhau (salt cod) due to it's high acidity and lemon-zest like flavors.

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