Aphros Melissa 2018
Aphros Melissae 2018 White Wine is produced in the Vinho Verde region from white grapes of Loureiro.
Aphros Melissae has a wonderful herbal intensity. Lemon thyme, mint and lemon balm. Camomile is the clear star in this sensory ensemble. A touch of acacia honey and orange blossom add balsamic and floral accents. It is reminiscent of flavoured green teas complemented by citrus fruits, flowers and acidic herbs. Apple peel, quince juice and orange peel come out better with increasing temperature.
On the palate, Aphros Melissae is exactly as expected. The mash contact leaves a spirited appearance. Yet far from wild or overly marked by tannins. Simply a little fuller. The comparison to flavoured green tea is also valid here. The floral and herbal aromas are clearly recognisable. Yet it is totally light on its feet and super slender. Discreetly bitter nuances of camomile come through wonderfully. Biodynamic, Organic.
750ml Portugal contains: sulphites ABV 11%