Asnella | Vinho Verde Single Vineyard | 2021| Portugal

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Asnella | Vinho Verde Single Vineyard | 2021| Portugal

Asnella | Vinho Verde Single Vineyard | 2021| Portugal

$21.00 Sale Save

Asnella is a single vineyard Vinho Verde that exposes an unexplored side of the Vinho Verde DOC. With grapes grown on a faultline between granite and schist soils, the granite lends richness and weight, while the schist gives minerality, lift and precision.

Green Packaging: Lightweight bottle, Natural cork

Flavor: Lime zest, green apple, and wet stone on the nose. Citrus, unripe pear, and white pepper on the palate. Pair with shellfish, or east Asian food!

Wine Type: Low-intervention, Patio-pounder

Grape: 60% Arinto, 40% Loureiro

ABV%: 12.5

Region: Portugal

Vineyard Subregion: Basto, Vinho Verde

Farming: Sustainable

Yeast: Native

Producer: Asnella

Winemaker: Alberto Orte

The Asnella vineyard, for which the wine is named, is located in the southern part of the Vinho Verde DOC in the subregion of Basto, where it straddles a fault line separating two distinct soil types – schist and granite.

In addition to the delicious, lightly effervescent aperitif-style wines that are most frequently exported from this part of Northern Portugual, there is a whole category of terroir-driven, artisan wines that has heretofore gone unnoticed.

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