2016

Riesling

19,50 

100% Riesling 2016

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 texture. Long and persistent finish with crisp acidity. Drink now or age in bottle till 2025.

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 20kg. Smooth pressing of whole bunches by pneumatic press to extract the best must, which is left to settle for one day at 7°C to decant. Fermented in steel vat at low temperatures (12/14°C).

Alcohol
13%

Total acidity
7.2 g/l

Volatile acidity
0.48 g/l

pH
3

Residual sugar
2 g/l

Production
3.333 bottles of 0.75l

Bottling
March 2017

Launching
November 2017

Winemaking
James Frost
Amândio Cruz

Viticulture
António Moita Maçanita