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Anselmo Mendes Muros Antigos Escolha 2017

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Country: Portugal
Region: Minho Valley
Grape Variety: 40% Loureiro, 40% Avesso, 20% Alvarinho
Vintage: 2017
Aging Potential: Drink now
Serving Temperature: 9 °C
Alcohol Level: 12.5%

The Wine
Soft pressing of the whole de-stemmed grape. Extreme cold must clarification. 12-16ºC low temperature fermentation. Minimum 4-month ageing on fine lees. Floral, fruity aroma. Fresh, fruity flavour. Good structure and well-balanced.


Anselmo Mendes was born and grew up in Monção. It was then, as a child, that he became acquainted with the culture of the vine and wine production. The Alvarinho variety, and its wine produced there, immediately became a part of his life, to the extent that, today, Anselmo Mendes and Alvarinho are synonymous. He graduated in Agro-Industrial Engineering in 1987, at the Higher Education Institute of the Technical University of Lisbon, and post-graduated in Oenology at the Catholic University six years later.

To work as winemaker in a country like Portugal is to discover a rich and diverse universe and meet a major challenge: to add know-how, intuition and technology to the best nature has to offer. From Vinho Verde to the Alentejo, via the Douro and Dão, with "leaps" across to the Azores, Brazil and Argentina, Anselmo Mendes has undertaken a path as wine-maker, by cultivating a passion in each region, getting to know the voice of each land and trying to bring out the best in each wine. Today, as a consultant, he has had various successful projects from one end of Portugal to the other, and abroad.

Producer Anselmo Mendes
Country Portugal
Region Minho Valley
Color White
Style Fresh
Alcohol Content 12.5%
Serving Temperature 9 °C
Vintage 2017
Grape Variety 40% Loureiro, 40% Avesso, 20% Alvarinho
Wine Closure Natural Cork
Cellaring Ready to Drink/Keep
Bottle Size 75cl
Robert Parker 90 Points

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