Verdejo

  • Grape
  • ver-day-ho

An herbaceous white wine that grows almost exclusively in the Rueda region of Spain. Not to be confused with Verdelho, a Portuguese grape used in primarily in Madeira.

Light-Bodied White

Primary Flavors

  • Lime

  • Honeydew Melon

  • Grapefruit Pith

  • Fennel

  • White Peach

Taste Profile

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

Handling

  • Serving Temp Ice-Cold (38–45°F)
  • Glass TypeWhite
  • Decant No
  • Ageability3-5 years
  • Avg Price $12.00

Food Pairing

A great food wine due to it's higher acidity and subtle bitterness acting as a palate cleanser. Try it with fish tacos, lime chicken, carnitas and seitan steaks.

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