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vinho verde

Plural: vinhos verdes

Language: Portuguese

Description: "Green wine." Fresh, light, fruity dry wines (either red, white or rosť) from north western Portugal. Vinho verde is made from unripened grapes: faintly sparkling and acid in taste, it is very refreshing and has a low alcohol content. The whites are more popular than reds, but both should be drunk young and chilled.

Pronounced: VEEN-yoh(sh) VEHR-deh(sh)
Ethnicity: Portuguese
Most frequent country: Portugal
Most frequent region: Minho

See places: Portuguese food and cuisine, Minho

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