Verdelho


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This Portuguese native is one of the four key grapes used in the production of Madeira; it is found little elsewhere, though select Australian producers are making quality wines.

Primary Flavours

  • Gooseberry
  • Pineapple
  • Ginger
  • Honeydew
  • Brazil Nut

Taste Profile

Dry

Light Body

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None Tannins

Medium-high Acidity

13.5–15% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    45–55°F / 7-12°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    White

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    5–10 Years

Food Pairing

Fruity white wines are incredibly versatile; oysters, green salads with a bright vinaigrette, or tapas all work wonderfully.

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