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, Decanter World Wine Awards – Commended

Agriculture

Integrated Production (certified)

The 2013 viticultural year was characterized by a cool and wet spring, followed by a dry summer with large diurnal temperatures, making for good maturation conditions and sound healthy grapes.

SOIL TYPE
Lightly structured loamy soil of granitic origin.

AVERAGE AGE OF VINES
14 years

Grape Varieties

Antão Vaz, Gouveio

Vinification / Maturation

Whole bunch pneumatic pressing, cold settling, temperature controlled stainless steel fermentation (14ºC), ageing on fine lees, estabilization, filtration and early bottling.

In tanks on fine lees.

More Information

Wine Makers

David Baverstock and Sandra Alves

Colour

Crystal clear, pale straw colour.

Palate

Intense palate with mineral notes, fresh and persistent finish.

Formats

750 ml

Bottling

January 2014

Alcohol/Volume

13.5 %

Total Acidity

7 g/l

pH

3.15

Reducing Sugar / Baumé

1.19 g/l