2014 Quinta do Avelar Arinto Bucelas

SKU #1255379

Bucelas is an underappreciated white wine only D.O. located nearly Lisboa. Quinta do Avelar makes a unique and memorable rendtion, from 100% Arinto grapes grown on clay limestone soils. The wine is aged for 13 months in used French oak barrels, and has a creamy texture, with lovely citrus fruits, subtle oxidative notes and a very dry finish. Serve with roasted or grilled sardines and bread for a simple and delicious feast. (Joe Manekin, K&L Portuguese and Spanish wine buyer)

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Price: $17.99
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