Vinhos Verdes / Quinta do Ameal

Ameal Escolha 2017

White

DOP VINHO VERDE - LIMA

Wine Concept

This wine originates from two plots on the Estate. Aged between 6 months and a year in the barrel, followed by one year of bottle-ageing. Approximately 4.000 bottles produced.

Awards

Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
2017 – 91 pts
2016 – 93 pts
2015 – 94 pts
2014 – 92 pts
2012 – 91 pts

Wine Enthusiast
2011 – 92 pts
2009 – 92 pts
2004 – 94 pts
2003 – 92 pts

Agriculture

PRODUCTION METHOD

Integrated production (SATIVA certification)

SOIL TYPE

Granite origin

Vinification / Maturation

Hand-picked grapes, pressed whole in pneumatic press. Must clarification during 48h at low temperatures.  Fermentation in French oak barrels.

On fine lees in French oak barrels for approximately 6 months.

More Information

Colour

Yellow

Aroma

Complex, with floral notes predominating, such as orange blossom, citrus aromas and spices resulting from barrel-ageing.

Palate

Good concentration and volume predominate. A long and persistent finish. Displays great cellaring potential.

Formats

750 ml   ·   1,5 l

Bottling

September 2018

Alcohol/Volume

12 %

Total Acidity

7.2 g/l

pH

3.04

Reducing Sugar / Baumé

1.5 g/l