What Are We Drinking:  Villa Rosa Branco Portugal

Region: Portugal

ABV: 12%

Cost:  $12.99

Pair With:  White meats; hard cheeses

Color/Appearance:  pale yellow in color

Dry/Sweet/Body: semi dry; light in body

Balance/ Acidity/Finish: light acidity with crisp, citrus finish

Aromas:  orange blossom and clove

Taste/Description: This wine is made in southern Portugal, the blend make up is 60% Maria-Gomes, 20% Bical and 20% Arinto grapes. On the nose you get refreshing notes of citrus. On the palate you get citrus notes similar to lemon and lime. Herbal notes of clove. It drinks well on a hot summer day. Enjoy with a meal, I drank it alone.

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