Loureiro

  • Grape
  • lou-rare-oh

One of the major grapes used in the wines of the northern Portuguese wine region Vinho Verde. The wines are bright and display aromas of peach, ripe citrus and white blossom.

Light-Bodied White

Primary Flavors

  • Grapefruit

  • Lime

  • Lime Blossom

  • Bay Leaf

  • Saline

Taste Profile

  • Body: Light
  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Tannin: Low/None
  • Acidity: High
  • Alcohol: 10–11.5% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Ice-Cold (38–45°F)
  • Glass TypeWhite
  • Decant No
  • Ageability3-5 years
  • Avg Price $10.00

Food Pairing

The semi-aromatic nature of these wines, as well as the textural weight require equally flavourful, textural foods. Try with salt cod, fish soups, or other classic Portuguese fare.

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