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Vasco & The Explorers Alvarinho

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Alvarinho is the Portuguese name for the extremely popular Albarino however this is actually produced in Soth Africa but with a nod to the Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama. The Cape has certainly never been more innovative, with Portugal's great grape producing a crisp, zingy, citrus white, with surprising depth and complexity on the finish.
Type:
Vintage:
2019
Size:
75cl
Main Grape:
Grape Mix:
100%
Style:
Dry
ABV:
12.5%
Region:
Country:
South Africa
Body:
Elegant, crisp and delicate
Drinking Window:
Drink now
Closure Type:
Cork
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£12.99
 

The South African Legends Series

Over the past 20 years, Richard Kelley MW has become one of the most respected authorities on South African wine. Between 1995 and 2002, he lived and worked in the Cape. Throughout this time, he established a healthy rapport with the great and the good of the local wine scene, affording him access to their distinguished cellars. Along the way he started to discover small parcels of wine and engaged some of the finest Cape winemakers in project work with him. He has named this series after some of the legends of South African wine.

Tasting Notes

The palate is crisp, zingy with citrus to the fore with underlining minerality and surprising depth and complexity on the finish.

Food Matches

Enjoy with prawns.