Exuberant aromas, fresh and light, dominated by citrus fruits and tropical notes. Palate is dominated by fresh acidity, with good body and linguering finish.
Representing the diversity of the region and its main varieties where Loureiro is sourced from sub-region of Lima river, Alvarinho from Moncão and Melgaço and Avesso from Baião.
2022 was a very hot and dry year in the region. During dormancy (autumn-winter) higher temperatures and less rain than normal were registered. Water reserves were sufficient, however, through most of the growth cycle. Low rainfall levels in spring and summer helped to control vine disease. The ripening phase saw extremely high temperatures and low precipitation. So, the rain that fell September 4-7 and 12-15 helped finish off ripening and re-establish the fruit-acidity balance.
Manual harvest, pneumatic pressing of whole grapes. Cold decanting of the must for 24 hours. Fermentation at controlled temperature (10-15‰C) for 12 to 15 days. In contact with the lees, for about 3 months in a stainless steel vat at controlled temperature.
- Grilled and Roasted White Meats
- Salads and Picnics
- Mild Creamy Cheeses