Celebrate Mother’s Day with Refined Stills and Sparklings from Portugal

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Offering still and sparkling in both white and rosé, Portuguese winery Aveleda’s range of Casal Garcia wines are fresh and zesty – ideal for all celebrations these warmer months. Aveleda shares tips on selecting the best wine pairings to celebrate Mother's Day.

With Mother’s Day quickly approaching, a bottle of Casal Garcia is a simple and thoughtful way of showing appreciation for women around the world and a fantastic way of celebrating delightful occasions beyond this holiday. Quinta da Aveleda, a Portuguese estate located in the Vinho Verde region, created Casal Garcia in 1939 as its second brand, which has today become the best-selling Vinho Verde in the world. This is no surprise, as its range of wines offers a perfect partner for all of spring time celebrations, easily paired with variety of seasonal foods and presented in elegant bottles. Whether looking for a still white or rosé wine, or a sparkling white or rosé wine, look no further than Portugal’s refreshing and refined Casal Garcia wines for this Mother’s Day.

Fresh and Young - Casal Garcia Vinho Verde White

Hints of citrus are some of the fruity aromas that define the freshness and youthfulness of this clear and delicate wine. A hint of fizz, talcedged acidity and gentle fruit make it ideal as an aperitif on its own, or enjoyed throughout a meal, especially with oriental cuisine, light fish dishes and fresh salads.

  •     Color: Pale citrine color
  •     Nose: Delicate and fruity
  •     Palate: Soft, fruity, light, young and balanced
  •     Varietals: Trajadura, Loureiro, Arinto and Azal
  •     Alcohol: 10%
  •     Best served: Between 45-50ºF

Light and Fruity - Casal Garcia Vinho Verde Rosé

Its cherry color suggests this is a fruity rosé Vinho Verde, marked by fresh hints of strawberry, cherry and fruits of the forest. It is best enjoyed as an aperitif or with hors d’oeuvres such as garlic prawns, Italian dishes such as Bolognese or Carpaccio, and grilled fish.

  •     Color: Pomegranate and cherry
  •     Nose: Fruity with notes of raspberries and strawberries
  •     Palate: Notes of red berries, well balanced, nice acidity, fresh, fine structure
  •     Varietals: Vinhão, Red Azal and Borraçal
  •     Alcohol: 10.5%
  •     Best served: Between 45-50ºF 

Perfect for Toasting - Casal Garcia Sparkling White Semi-Dry

Scents of white flowers, green apples and tropical fruits live in perfect harmony in this elegant and delicate sparkling wine with a fresh and lively finish. Like its still counterparts, it can be enjoyed alone as an aperitif in moments of celebration, with a wide range of oriental and seafood dishes, or with desserts such as strawberry cheesecake and raspberry sorbet.

  •     Nose: Scents of white flowers, green apples and tropical fruits.
  •     Palate: Elegant and delicate, fresh and lively
  •     Varietals: Loureiro and Arinto
  •     Alcohol: 11%
  •     Best served: Between 40-45ºF

Meant for Celebrating - Casal Garcia Sparkling Rosé Semi-Dry

With scents of red berries, wild strawberries and floral notes, this wine is elegant and intense, and its finish is marked by a vibrant freshness. It presents delicate refreshing bubbles, which pair well with canapés, fresh hors d’oeuvres, seafood or desserts.

  •     Nose: Scents of red berries, wild strawberries and floral notes
  •     Palate: Elegant and intense, vibrant freshness
  •     Varietals: Vinhão, Borraçal and Azal Tinto
  •     Alcohol: 11%
  •     Best served: Between 40-45ºF

About Aveleda S.A.
Established in 1870, Aveleda S.A. is a family-owned winery with more than 140 years of winemaking tradition. Created in 1939, Casal Garcia is Aveleda’s second brand and has today become the best-selling Vinho Verde in the world. Preserving its familial character, Aveleda has evolved and developed its winemaking by adapting to market demands, and investing in new technologies along every step of the way. 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. A short walk through the Quinta da Aveleda estate exhibits that the quest for perfection and the love for winemaking are core values for the Guedes family.

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Marie-Christina Batich
c/o Aveleda S.A.
Tel: +1(646) 462-4271 | marie-christina.batich(at)sopexa(dot)com

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