This unique, balanced, aromatic varietal expresses the true potential of this variety allied to the Estates complex soil geology and climatic conditions.
Integrated Production (certificate)
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.
Granite/schist base with clay/loam soil.
AVERAGE AGE OF VINES
Cold storage, bunch sorting, whole bunch pressing, cold settling, temperature controlled fermentation, centrifuging, cold stabilization and filtration.
Created to showcase the potential of this grape, which, together with Herdade do Esporão’s soils and climate, produce an aromatic, balanced and unique varietal.
Verdelho is a regional Alentejo wine that is the result of this white grape’s excellent adaptation to Herdade do Esporão’s terroir, and one that aims to highlight its unique characteristics, highlighting the mineral, fresh and exotic nature of a grape traditionally used in Madeira wine.
David Baverstock and Sandra Alves
Crystal clear citrine colour with green hues.
Vibrant aroma with green, grassy tropical notes of lime and grapefruit.
Fresh, elegant, intense fruit on the palate with mineral notes and a long and persistent finish.
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