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.

Aromatic White

Primary Flavors

  • Lime

  • Peach

  • Orange Blossom

  • Honeysuckle

  • Clove

Taste Profile

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

Handling

  • Serving Temp Cold (45–55°F)
  • 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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