- Type: White
- Country: Portugal
- Region: Minho
- Vintage: 2016/2016
- Producer: Quinta das Arcas
- Primary grape: Albariño
- Bottle size: 75cl
- List price: £10.95
- Code: 33966
- 2017, Gold Sommelier Wine Awards 2019
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Dry, refreshing, delicate, light whites
- Very mild-flavoured cheeses e.g. Caerphilly, Cheddar (mild). Cream cheese e.g. ricotta. Feta, halloumi, mozzarella
- Clam chowder, cerviche, haddock, halibut, hake, mussels, oysters, prawns and shrimps, sardines, scallops, sushi, trout
- Basil, chives, dill, fennel, mustard, parsley, saffron, sage, thyme, wasabi
- Light chicken dishes, black pudding, goose, guinea fowl, ham, pork, veal
- Aioli, beurre blanc with lemon, light olive oil and fish-based sauces e.g. marinara. Contrasts well with rich sauces
- The lightest spiced seafood dishes
- Caesar, feta, green, light seafood, niçoise, rocket, tomato and mozzarella, Waldorf salads. Courgette, cucumber, risotto
About the Wine
This cracking white Wine by Quinta das Arcas is grown in Minho. This wine is exclusive to Matthew Clark, you won't find it at multiple retailers. Available in 75cl bottles, supplied by Quinta das Arcas. Quinta das Arcas Arca Nova Alvarinho, Minho is a delicious wine, made from Albariño grapes. This wine has a cork closure and is one of a growing number in our list that can be enjoyed by vegan drinkers. Wonderful fruit-driven flavours for rich seafood, tasty chicken or spicy pork dishes.
A crisp, refreshing white mostly found growing in cooler areas close to the sea where it can attain briny flavours. Its heartlands is in Galacia, Spain's rain- sodden north-west, and Portugal's Vinho Verde region, where it's known as Alvarinho and Cainho Branco.
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