Gazela at Last

gazelaThe cool Ontario Summer hasn’t prompted me to reach for the world’s great thirst-quenching white wine, Vinho Verde. But after a sweaty day of working on our new bocce court and I felt the need. And Gazela worked every bit as good as in previous summers. Love the slight spritz, the mineral coolness – and of course, the low alcohol. Keep a Gazela chilled in your fridge. And consider building a bocce court!

SOGRAPE N/V VINHO VERDE ‘Gazela’, Portugal 141432 $8.95

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  • oops, Billy, that’s $8.95!

    SOGRAPE GAZELA VINHO VERDE
    LCBO 141432 | 9.0% Alcohol/Vol. Sugar Content : 1 Price: $ 8.95

    Made in: Vinho Verde, Portugal By: Sogrape

    Tasting Note: Pale yellow straw colour; light fruit aromas with citrus and mineral notes; dry, light bodied, with delicate fresh fruit flavours; tart and refreshing with a spritzy finish.

    Serving Suggestion: Serve chilled as an aperitif, with shellfish or fried fish

    … and right now, I’m dringing side-by-each :

    AVELEDA VINHO VERDE FONTE
    LCBO 5322 |8.5% Alcohol/Vol. Sugar Content : 2 Price: $ 8.95

    Made in: Vinho Verde, Portugal By: Sociedade Agricola E. Comercial

    Tasting Note: Pale lemon yellow colour; pear, apple and citrus aromas and flavours; light, clean, and refreshing with a spritzy finish Serving Suggestion: Oysters, grilled shrimp or deep fried calamari

    and for a buck more,

    QUINTA DA AVELEDA VINHO VERDE
    LCBO 89995 | 11.5% Alcohol/Vol. Sugar Content : 1 Price: $ 9.95

    Made in: Vinho Verde, Portugal By: Sociedade Agricola E. Comercial

    Tasting Note: Pale lemon yellow with green highlights; aromas of green apple, grapefruit, and perfume; dry, fresh and lively, with a slight spritz, steely mineral notes as well as flavours of lime and granny smith apples. Serving Suggestion
    Great with seafood, fish or salads.

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