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Miguel Louro Wines "Primeiro Nome" Branco '17

Alentejo

Miguel Louro Wines "Primeiro Nome" Branco '17

Miguel Louro Wines is the exciting project of Miguel Louro Jr. If you recognize the Louro name, that is because Miguel's father is the well-recognized owner/winemaker of the iconic Alentejo estate called Quinta do Mouro. Miguel Sr. has not let his children rest of his laurels, instead challenging them to go out and blaze their own path. Miguel Jr. has certainly earned his stripes, as the current enologist for S.A. Prum in the Mosel Valley, and returning to his roots with the Miguel Louro Wines from Alentejo. Miguel makes three white wines, this one called "Primeiro Nome" or "first name," is actually the second white in the line-up. It is a blend of 40% Arinto, 30% Gouveio, and 30% Verdelho, all planted to slate soil. Harvest by hand, it is macerated for 24 hours before fermentation in French oak, and aging 8 months on its fine lees. Salty and mineral on the nose, this shows plenty of apple, fresh fig and apricot notes on the palate. It has a wonderful silky texture and finishes with plenty of freshness. A great wine to pair with seafood, so grab a bottle before you head out to sushi.

Perman

Portugal

Details

Producer Miguel Louro Wines
Vintage 2017
Format 750ml

Acidity

3 / 5

Tannin

1 / 5

Body

2 / 5

Sweetness

1 / 5

Fruity

3 / 5

Funky

3 / 5

In-Store Pickup

To pick up your order, visit us at our Near North location. Due to our limited storage space, orders can only be held in the store for up to 30 days after purchase. If items are not picked up after 30 days, a $10 monthly item storage fee will be charged. Any orders of 2 cases or more will be charged per case. 

Near North

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Closed on Sunday

1167 N Howe Street
Chicago, IL 60610
312.255.8990
orders@permanwine.com

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