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, commercialization 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 Vinhao.
This 100% Vinhão is a rustic wine with an intense colour and delicious flavours of forest fruits. This is a traditional style wine that has been modernized and is now famous for its culinary versatility. The grape Vinhao makes the darkest wine in Portugal (also called Sousao in the south) and it is considered a landmark wine in the Vinho Verde region.
Drink it well chilled as a light summer red with light bubbles.