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This light, lemony white exemplifies the
easygoing charm of Vinho Verde, Portugal’s
refreshing “green wine.”
What You Need To Know
Vinho Verde wines come from a lush,
rain-prone slice of Portugal’s northern coast with emerald hills
that could stand in for Brigadoon. In this damp climate, farming
without artificial chemicals is especially challenging, but Aphros’s
proprietor, Vasco Croft, wouldn’t consider any other way. A
former Waldorf educator, Croft converted his family’s
16th-century Minho farm into Portugal’s first wine estate farmed
according to biodynamics, a type of über-organic farming
founded by philosopher and Waldorf inventor Rudolf Steiner.
Croft’s introductory Ten bottling is, like all four of his white wines,
made solely from the native Loureiro grape. It’s bracing and
bright, and best of all, its low alcohol makes it incredibly
Vibrant lemon-lime notes.
and mineral flavors are
crisp and clean.
Ideal as an aperitif,
Tangy seafood and vegetable
dishes; light Asian fare.
FOOD & WINE selects the recipes and is closely involved in evaluating the wines offered by licensed retailers through the FOOD & WINE Wine Club. Global Wine Company has been selected to service and fulfill the
FOOD & WINE Wine Club. For all states other than Texas, all credit card payments will be authorized by Global Wine Company located at 1401 Los Gamos Dr. #230, San Rafael, CA 94903, for the benefit of each retailer. All wine sales are made by a licensed retailer in compliance with state laws and the licensed retailer assures all involved that it fully complies with all states laws applicable to it. Due to state laws, wine can be purchased only be adults age 21 or older. Wine may be shipped only to legal adults. We currently ship to the following states: CA, ID, LA, MO, ND, NE, NH, NM, NV, OR, WV, WY. Further, in the following states, all orders accepted by and sales made by licensed in-state retailers: AZ, CO, CT, DC, FL, HI, IA, IL, IN, MA, MI, MN, NJ, NY, OH, VA, WA. In Texas, all wine will be sold by Texas licensed winery, Landon Winery, located at 2508 Lee Street, Greenville, TX, 75401, Phone: 1-903-454-7878.