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.

Agriculture

Integrated Production (certified)

A damp winter followed by a mild summer with high diurnal temperature variations, allowing for a long, even maturation, with good fruit intensity and balancing acidity.

SOIL TYPE
Lightly structured loamy soil of granitic origin.

AVERAGE AGE OF VINES
Arinto –  21 years
Gouveio – 13 years

Grape Varieties

Arinto, Gouveio

Vinification / Maturation

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

In tanks on fine lees.

More Information

Wine Makers

David Baverstock and Sandra Alves

Colour

Crystal clear citric.

Palate

Vibrant palate with creamy texture and juicy fruit, finishing with elegance and persistence.

Formats

750 ml

Bottling

January 2015

Alcohol/Volume

14 %

Total Acidity

7.25 g/l

pH

3.11

Reducing Sugar / Baumé

1.8 g/l