Loureiro is a key component in most blended Vinho Verdes; here it stands alone admirably, but one can see why it's not at its best flying solo. Piercing lemon comes on top of honey and litchi aromas. Give it a try if you want something uniquely Portuguese.
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Spanish and South American Editor
Reviews wines from Argentina, Chile and Spain.
Michael Schachner is a New York-based journalist specializing in wine, food and travel. His articles appear regularly in Wine Enthusiast,
where he is a longstanding contributing editor responsible for South America and Spain. Schachner reviews more than 2,000 wines annually for WE
and regularly travels to Chile, Argentina and Spain to keep abreast of the constantly changing global wine map.