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.

Primary Flavors

  • Gooseberry

  • Pineapple

  • Ginger

  • Honeydew Melon

  • Brazil Nut

Taste Profile

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

Handling

  • Serving Temp Cold
    45–55°F / 7–13°C
  • 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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