Adegga, the community-powered online wine guide (that I run) has just published an exciting list of the 20 Most Recommended Portuguese White Wines on Adegga Portugal (a local version of Adegga available in Portuguese).
The list is full of delicious Portuguese white wines all under 10 euros and it includes some of the best values on the market. Like the most recommended portuguese wine on the list, the unavoidable Soalheiro 2011, a premium Vinho Verde that is also a personal favorite.
Here’s the list of the 20 most recommended white wines: (a * indicates a personal favorite):
|1||Soalheiro 2011 *||Vinho Verde||5-10€||+ Info|
|2||Quinta do Ameal – Loureiro 2011 *||Vinho Verde||5-10€||+ Info|
|3||Prova Régia Premium 2011 *||Bucelas||Up to 5€||+ Info|
|4||Beyra Quartz 2011||Beiras||Up to 5€||+ Info|
|5||Tons de Duorum 2011 *||Alentejo||Up to 5€||+ Info|
|6||Vadio 2010||Bairrada||5-10€||+ Info|
|7||Beyra 2011||Beiras||Up to 5€||+ Info|
|8||Esporão Reserva Branco 2011||Alentejo||5-10€||+ Info|
|9||Explicit 2011||Alentejo||5-10€||+ Info|
|10||Julia Kemper 2011 *||Dão||5-10€||+ Info|
|11||Muros Antigos Loureiro 2011 *||Vinho Verde||5-10€||+ Info|
|12||Quinta da Murta Clássico 2009||Bucelas||5-10€||+ Info|
|13||Virgo Branco 2011||Alentejo||5-10€||+ Info|
|14||Quinta de SanJoanne 2011||Vinho Verde||Up to 5€||+ Info|
|15||Casa da Passarela Colheita 2011||Dão||Up to 5€||+ Info|
|16||Quinta dos Currais Síria 2010||Beiras||Up to 5€||+ Info|
|17||Quinta da Murta 2011||Bucelas||Up to 5€||+ Info|
|18||Pouco Comum Alvarinho 2011||Minho||Up to 5€||+ Info|
|19||Campolargo Arinto 2010 *||Bairrada||5-10€||+ Info|
|20||Morgado de Santa Catherina Reserva 2009||Bucelas||5-10€||+ Info|
The complete list of recommended Portuguese whites is also available and can be used as a starting point to explore Portugal’s white wine quality and diversity.
Value for money
In recent years Portugal has created a reputation for value in wine. Many great quality wines are being sold at great value for money prices. Together with an interesting and diverse range of grape varieties this is helping Portugal slowly but steadily win a place in the hearts of wine lovers around the world.
This list proves that. 3 of the top 5 wines on the list are available to buy for less than 5€. For pricing and availability in your country wine shops follow the +info link on each wine and select your country on the Where to Buy box.
If you have any questions regarding the wines, the wineries or anything else, please let me know in the comments below or via email. I’ll be glad to help.