Varietals

2 Castas

2014 2013 2012

White

Wine Concept

An annual challenge for the winemakers to find two grape varieties from that harvest which, combined, show a well balanced wine with distinctive character and flavour.

Awards

2014, Wine Enthusiast – 88 points

Agriculture

Integrated Production (certified)

Excellent year for white wines in this region. Cooler than average spring and summer temperatures resulted in wines with intensity, freshness and balance.

SOIL TYPE
Clay loam soil with weathered granite.

AVERAGE AGE OF VINES
19 years

Grape Varieties

Arinto, Roupeiro

Vinification / Maturation

Whole bunch membrane pneumatic pressing, cold settling, temperature controlled fermentation (14ºC), short term lees contact, early bottling.

 

In stainless steel tanks, on fine lees.

More Information

Wine Makers

David Baverstock and Sandra Alves

Colour

Crystal clear, pale straw colour.

Palate

The palate is intense and rich, with delicate floral and mineral notes, finishing with freshness and persistence.

Formats

750 ml

Bottling

December 2012

Alcohol/Volume

14 %

Total Acidity

7 g/l

pH

3.14

Reducing Sugar / Baumé

2.1 g/l