Verdelho

  • Grape
  • ver-dell-who

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.

Light-Bodied White

Primary Flavors

  • Gooseberry

  • Pineapple

  • Ginger

  • Honeydew Melon

  • Brazil Nut

Taste Profile

  • Body: Light
  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Tannin: Low/None
  • Acidity: Medium-High
  • Alcohol: 13.5–15% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Cold (45–55°F)
  • Glass TypeWhite
  • Decant No
  • Ageability5-10 years
  • Avg Price $20.00

Food Pairing

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

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