Adega Cooperativa de Monção is one of Portugal’s best co-operatives and is situated in the
heart of the Minho region. Including 1600 growers in total but many of these have only tiny vineyard holdings. Situated in the sub-region of Monção e Melgaço, bordering Galicia to the north.
Monção e Melgaço region focuses on the same whites grapes as its neighbour – Alvarinho and Trajadura (known as Albariño and Treixadura in Spain
Vinho Verde is situated in the far north of Portugal, bordering Spain. It is the coolest and wettest of Portugal’s wine regions and consequently, best known for its aromatic whites
Today, Vinho Verde is a million miles away from the sweet, confected whites that became popular in the 1970s
Tasting note:A bright lemon colour with lovely fruity aromas of peaches, lime zest and apples. Dry, crisp and citrusy with a hint of a spritz, it’s perfect for enjoying in the sunshine with fish and seafood dishes.
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