What am I: Quinta da Palmirinha is owned by Fernando Paiva, a pioneer in the making of wine without the addition of sulfur as a preservative. He has lead the way in the use of the flower of the chestnut tree as an antioxidant, and his methods have now been copied widely.
Taste the alchemy in this blend of Arinto (known as Pedernã in this part of Portugal) and Azal. A textured and rich white wine layered with peach, quince, a sense of creaminess, and hints of minerality. This is a serious white wine that demands good food and makes one rethink the supposed "simplicity" of Verde wines.
Region, Sub-region and/or DOC: Minho/Vinho Verde
Grape Varieties: Azal Branco, Arinto
Alcohol by volume: 12%