2017 Quinta Aveleda

Aveleda (Vinho Verde)

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From Aveleda (Vinho Verde), we received this 2017 Quinta Aveleda ($4.66), a white wine that is made of alvarinho, trajadura, loureiro and arinto of 2017. Drinks&Co users rate this white wine with 4,3 out of 5 points.
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Vinho Verde is a type of Portuguese wine that has been around since the Roman age. While its name may translate to "green wine", you do not need to worry, this wine is actually white. Vinho Verde is a young wine that is traditionally meant to be consumed immediately, without ageing. Aveleda S.A. is currently the largest producer and exporter of Vinho Verde in Portugal.

For its Quinta Aveleda 2017, a blend of Trajadura, Loureiro, and Arinto grapes are used. These grapes are native to the region, so in order to preserve their delicious, vibrant flavour, both the pressing and fermentation are done under controlled temperatures. The final wine may be young but still manages to be very balanced and smooth. Its citrus notes make it the perfect accompaniment for seafood. It is also refreshing enough to serve as an aperitif.

Aveleda S.A. has more than 140 years of experience in crafting fine wines. The company has been family-owned since founding, now under control of the fifth generation, and uses this experience to make Vinho Verdes that break out of the mould. While traditional Vinho Verdes are made to be enjoyed young, those from Aveleda age gracefully in the bottle to develop more layers of flavour and aroma. So, you can enjoy Quinta Aveleda 2017 immediately after buying or wait for it to mature further.

Technical sheet · Quinta Aveleda

Type Of Wine: white wine
Vintage: 2017 Other vintages
2018, 2016 and N/A
Appellation:Vinho Verde (Vinho Verde,Portugal)
Winery: Aveleda
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Arinto, Loureiro, Trajadura, Alvarinho
Allergens: Contains Sulfites

Description · Aveleda

2017 Quinta Aveleda (Arinto, Loureiro, Trajadura and Alvarinho)


  • View: This white wine has a light green colouring, which may look like a light spring yellow in certain lights.
  • Nose: The scents of the Alvarinho grapes stand out the most in this drink. The scents usually associated with citrus and tropical fruit aromas, including lemon, grapefruit, oranges, and honeydew melons. The Loureiro grapes add a light floral scent to the mix.
  • Mouth: The flavours of the Alvarinho and Loureiro grapes meld beautifully in this bottle. Tropical fruit flavours, primarily of citrus fruits, blend with light floral blossom flavours. This makes for a well-balanced drink that is both sweet and light.


VINEYARD: The grapes used in this beverage are grown in the Vinho Verde wine region of Portugal. This area has the perfect climate for using grapes commonly used in white wines. Being in northern Italy, the grapes are still treated to a Mediterranean climate.

GRAPES: Alvarinho and Loureiro

AGING: The juice is aged in stainless steel tanks for a short amount of time before it is bottled. As a white wine, it does not need to be aged in the bottle before it can be enjoyed.

PREPARATION: The two types of grapes are pressed at the same time. They are then fermented together at a controlled temperature around 17 C. After the fermentation is complete, the juice ages in stainless steel tanks. The drink is then filtered and cold stabilized before it is finally bottled.

PAIRING: This wine pairs best with salad, light seafood dishes, soft cheeses, and poultry.


ALCOHOL: 11.5%


Aveleda SA is a family business that has more than three centuries led generations of the same family, whose talent always dedicated to producing quality wines that are recognized, and whose fame crossed our borders long ago. Market leader in the area of ​​Green Wine, Aveleda is one of the...

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Highlighted review about 2017 Quinta Aveleda

Posted on at 13.10


Quinta Aveleda 2017

- Floral notes and tropical fruits
- Elegant wine with a long finish. Color: pale yellow with green highlights allergens: contains sulfites

More reviews about 2017 Quinta Aveleda

Posted on at 13.31

4 /5

Quinta Aveleda 2017

Delicious fragrant, light prikkelijke wine.

Posted on at 08.43

5 /5

Quinta Aveleda 2017

Original like Madeira verköstigt!
A little holiday at home.

Posted on at 23.04

4 /5

Quinta Aveleda 2017

Catchy aromas of acacia flower. It is what you can call a fruity wine.
This wine was a real pleasure.

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Peter Samuels
Peter Samuels


As I could not find it in my city, I bought it online and I was pleased.
I liked the golden yellow colour. It has aromas of white flowers. It tastes a lot like toasts, very nice.
Franklin Gonzales
Franklin Gonzales


- View: very thin, clear and clean Amarillo.
- Nose: mainly floral aroma with a background truly refreshing and pleasant tropical fruits. citrus notes stand out in the end.
- Mouth: A soft but has complex, fruity and refreshing taste body. Acidity has a good balance with the sweetness. long finish.

VINEYARD: Aveleda.
GRAPES: Albariño and Loureira.

AGEING: young wine consumption.
PREPARATION: grapes farm are carefully selected to ensure quality. These are destemmed, macerated and then pressed at low temperatures. This is followed by fermentation in stainless steel tanks, at controlled temperatures ranging from 16 to 18 °C. Filter and wine cold clarified, and then bottling.

PAIRING: spicy dishes, sushi, shellfish, salads, green vegetables, tropical dishes.
ALCOHOL: 11.5%
Garrafeira Nacional
Garrafeira Nacional


Aveleda S.A. is a family-owned company that has been directed and managed by generations of the same family for over three centuries, whose talent has always been devoted to producing wines of renowned quality with a reputation that has long since spread abroad. A market leader in the Vinho Verde Region, Aveleda is one of the largest wine producers in Portugal and exports over half of its output to more than 70 countries across the globe every year. While preserving its family-based nature to this day, Aveleda has evolved over the years, combining dedication, tradition and innovation and guaranteeing a careful management which enables it to best keep up with the demands of the market and improve the quality of its products and services.