Vinho Verde / Quinta do Ameal

AMEAL RESERVA 2019

2020 2019 2017

White

Wine Concept

From a private plot at the Quinta (Marinhas), it is a complex and textured wine, which demonstrates this variety’s capacity for producing high-quality wines and its capacity for evolution. We produce 3,855 bottles.

Awards

Robert Parker:

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 certified)

SOIL GEOLOGY
Granitic, sandy, loamy

Vinification / Maturation

Manual harvest, pneumatic pressing of whole grapes. Cold decanting of the must for 24 hours. Fermentation at controlled temperature (10 – 15ºC), between 12 and 15 days.

On thin lees in 500L French oak barrels for about 12 months, followed by 6 months in the bottle.

More Information

Colour

Yellow.

Aroma

Complex, most notably citric, floral and spicy aromas from its barrel stage.

Palate

With concentration and volume, its has a long and persistent finish. It will evolve well over the next 20 years.

Sizes

750 ml

Bottling

November 2020

Alcohol/Volume

11.5 %

Total Acidity

6.8 g/l

pH

3.06

Reducing Sugar / Baumé

1.5 g/l