2013

Riesling

27,00 

100% Riesling 2013

Description

Ageing:

Stored in tank for 4 months. Bottled early in the New Year to capture its aromatic potential.

Tasting Notes:

Light citric yellow with green touches. Mineral and citric aromas. Palate is fresh and mineral, with fine texture. Long and persistent finish with crisp acidity.

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
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Additional Information

Country
Portugal

Region
Lisbon

Vineyard location
Gradil, Mafra, medium sloping vineyard on south facing slope with deep cool soil.

Climate
Atlantic influence, typically cool mornings and hot afternoons

Soil type
Calcareous clay

Type
White

Grape varieties
100% Riesling

Classification
Vinho Regional de Lisboa

Viticulture /Winemaking
Selected, handpicked grapes reach the winery in boxes of 20 kg. Smooth pressing of whole bunches by pneumatic press to extract the best must, which is left to settle for one day at 7oC to decant. Fermented in steel vat at low temperatures (12 – 14oC).

Alcohol
12,5%

Total acidity
6.9 g/l

Volatile acidity
0.46 g/l

pH
3,05

Residual sugar
3,4 g/l

Production
3.600 Bottles of 0.75l

Bottling
February 2014

Launching
May 2014

Winemaking
James Frost
Amândio Cruz

Viticulture
António Moita Maçanita