The Vinho Verde region is finally being recognised as the wonderfully diverse area that it is. With consumers looking for lighter wines that excite and satisfy, the company Viniverde fits the bill perfectly. It is a holding company founded in 2008 dedicated to the production, commercialisation and marketing of diversified DOC ‘Vinhos Verdes’ wines.
Adega Ponte da Barca, the principal Viniverde shareholder has more than 50 years of experience and it is where Viniverde has its headquarters and operations centre. They possess amazing knowledge producing Vinhos Verdes with the grapes coming from Lima sub-region. These grapes used in producing their wines allow young, aromatic, light and fresh wines with globally unique characteristics. The consistency and high quality of their wines have led to many awards and they include the single grape variety wines – Loureiro, Alvarinho and Vinhão.
The Adega Cooperativa de Ponte da Barca, CLC, was provisionally founded in 1963 and its activity began in 1968.It occupies a Production area of about 849ha and is mainly located in the valleys of Lima and Vez Rivers.
Nowadays, it possesses about 1,100 associates. Which involves the entire area of Ponte da Barca and Arcos de Valdevez councils.In order to keep up with the new market tendencies, the winery has been supplying itself with modern and sophisticated technologies for the past years which combined with traditional methods, allows it to guarantee the quality, authenticity and image that its wines hold in the market today.
The grapes used in producing their wines allow young, aromatic, light and fresh wines with globally unique characteristics. The consistency and high quality of their wines have led to many awards and they include the single grape variety wines – Loureiro, Alvarinho and Vinhão.
Fresh, sparkling, lower in alcohol, easy drinking. Just a few of the characteristics that leads to Vinho Verde having a resurgence in popularity as it re-markets itself as the best white wine in Portugal.
Este is an aromatic and refreshing Vinho Verde with classic fruity aromas and a modern character. Slightly sweet with spice, lifting acidity and lingering fruit notes. Drink it chilled with some seafood, such as barcalo with boiled potatoes, and transport yourself to your favourite seafront restaurant in Portugal. Alternatively, why not give it a go with sushi!