Fernão Pires

  • Grape
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A top white grape in Portugal known in some areas as Maria Gomez. Wines deliver high intensity floral aromas and medium body. More recently it's been successfully blended with Viognier.

Primary Flavors

  • Lime

  • Peach

  • Orange Blossom

  • Honeysuckle

  • Clove

Taste Profile

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

Handling

  • Serving Temp Cold
    45–55°F / 7–13°C
  • Glass TypeWhite
  • Decant No
  • Ageability1-3 years
  • Avg Price $11.00

Food Pairing

This wine begs for fresh foods with an herbal note. Try Fernão Pires with cucumber dill salad, California sushi, or Vietnamese fresh rolls.

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