2018

Verdelho

11,00 

100% Verdelho 2018
Certified Organic

Description

Ageing:

Bottled after 6 months in tank in order to maintain its
aromatic potential.

Tasting Notes:

Light crystalline yellow. Fresh, bright, delicate fruit aromas of crisp pear and quince, with a slight citric edge. Mineral and gastronomic with vibrant acidity. Long fresh finish.

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
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Additional Information

Country
Portugal

Region
Lisbon

Vineyard location
Gradil, Mafra, the grapes grow in two vineyards on slopes: one with an exposition west/east with a trellising system Smart-Dyson, and the other north/south with vertical trellising. Both soils are deep and cool.

Climate
Atlantic influence, typically cool mornings and hot afternoons

Soil type
Calcareous clay

Type
White

Grape varieties
100% Verdelho

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 allowed to settle for one day at 7°C to decant the best juice. Fermented in steel vats at low temperatures (12/14°C)

Alcohol
13%

Total acidity
5,0 g/l

Volatile acidity
0,33 g/l

pH
3,32

Residual sugar
<1,5 g/l

Production
2.696 Bottles of 0,75 l.

Bottling
April 2019

Launching
May 2019

Winemaking
James Frost
Amândio Cruz

Viticulture
António Moita Maçanita