Portuguese white wines in the top 50 of The Times newspaper
14 July 15
4 Portuguese white wines are part of the best 50 for the British newspaper, The Times
The Times wine critic, Jane MaQuitty, has found the best wines on the supermarket shelves right now. The Portugal wines stood out and have accomplished positive reviews. The wine Azinhaga de Ouro Branco (2014), from Douro wine region, was considerate the “perfect buffet party white” and a perfect gift “from the high, wild, terraced hillsides of the Douro Valley in northern of Portugal”. Jane MacQuity also adds that this wine “oozes exotic, yellow-plum and lime-zest spice”. The wine Quinta de Azevedo (2014), from Vinhos Verdes wine region, “ticks all the boxes currently popular with many wine drinkers”. “Enjoy its floral, spritzy fruit with fish and chips on the beach”, recommends Jane MaQuitty. From Lisboa wine region, was highlighted the wine Cigarra Branco (2014). This“ unoaked and temperature-controlled, citrus and orange blossom-scented white oozes rich, spicy, steely, punchy Portuguese charm, making it the perfect summer buffet party white”. The Vinho Verde white wine Adega de Ponte de Lima (2014) was considerate “one of the best co-operative Vinhos Verdes in the country”. Jane MacQuity defines this wine as “beautiful, bold, zesty, lime blossom and freesia-perfumed white that is perfect with grilled sardines or crispy whitebait”. Portuguese wine list in Top 50 Under 6.50 pounds 1. 2014 Azinhaga de Ouro Branco, Douro Portugal Best with Fish and Chips 9. 2014 Quinta de Azevedo, Vinho Verde Portugal 11. 2014 Cigarra Branco, Vinho regional Lisboa, Portugal Under 8 pounds 14. 2014 Vinho Verde Branco, Adega Ponte de Lima, Portugal
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