Vinho Verde type

Vinho Verde type

Overall Impression
Vinho Verde is typically produced with such varieties as Alvarinho, Loureiro, Trahadura, and Paderña. This style is typically low in alcohol and light with low acidity. Vinho Verde is usually lightly carbonated due to malo-lactic fermentation right before bottling.
History
Vinho Verde comes from north west Portugal and translates to "green wine".