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    Top 5 Vinho Verde at the LCBO

    Quinta Da Aveleda Vinho Verde 2013 Bottle
    Quinta Da Aveleda Vinho Verde 2013
    Vinho Verde, Portugal
    114223
    Casa Do Valle Grande Escolha 2012 Bottle
    Casa Do Valle Grande Escolha 2012
    Vinho Verde, Portugal
    Gatao Vinho Verde 2011 Bottle
    Gatao Vinho Verde 2011
    Vinho Verde, Portugal
    796201

    Vinho Verde

    Vinho Verde is a Portuguese wine from the Minho region in the far north of the country. The name literally means "Green Wine", referring to its youthful freshness rather than its color. Indeed, there are red vinhos verdes, although they are hardly ever found outside of Portugal. Vinhos Verdes are light, fresh, often slightly fizzy, and intended for drinking within a year, although producers are increasingly making a more serious and complex style of wine destined to show the appellation's potential. Vinho Verde is very fresh, due its natural acidity, with fruity and floral aromas, depending of the grape variety. The white wines have a light lemon or straw colour, and are made from local grape varieties Alvarinho, Loureiro, Arinto, Trajadura, Avesso and Azal.