Experimenting, reinventing, overcoming, taking on the challenge of creating wines of excellence, born from a long and deep connection to the land and defying conventions and the senses. This is where Anselmo Mendes takes us.
Anselmo Mendes, recognized not only for the excellence of the wines he produces but for the surprising and consistent way in which he innovates.
Contact Alvarinho is obtained from the noble variety Alvarinho exclusively produced in the sub-region of Monção and Melgaço. For the elaboration of this wine, vineyards are selected close to the river, at low altitude and with deep soils with a high content of rolled stones. The wine has complexity, minerality and bitterness typical of the variety.
This Alvarinho ages for 4 months on the fine lees with weekly removal.
CONTACTO white is an excellent aperitif to serve with canapés, seafood, cheese or accompanied by grilled fish or white meat.
Wine Enthusiast 93/100
Revista Vinho Grandes Escolhas 17.5/20
Decanter World Wine Awards 93/100