Lisa and I just got to try a wine from Club W that was labeled as a Vinho Branco. As promised we have figured out what a Vinho Branco is:
Vinho Branco is a version of Vinho Verde a very popular Portugese wine. It can be either white or red depending on the grape varieties used. Typically it is a light and fresh wine that is slightly carbonated but does not qualify as a sparkling wine as there's not enough CO2 in its mixture. Apparently the Vinho Branco got its name from a particular variety of grape that is permitted in this type of wine but, doesn't seem to be desirable.
Overall, we weren't super impressed with our first outing with this Portugese wine. But, you know what they say...if at first you don't succeed, try, try again!
Take a look at what we thought of the Vinho Branco we tried!