Quinta das Apegadas, White

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QUINTA DAS APEGADAS, White Wine 2011


Producer: Quinta das Apegadas

Classification: Vinho Regional

Region: Douro

Colour: Citrine shinning.

Tasting Notes: Creamy attack, where acidity brings elegance and a long finish;
 Excellent mouth flavour;
 Young and intense;
 Reminds tropical fruits (manga, banana), soft floral notes (spring flowers) and one discrete mineral touch; Vanilla and smoke notes from the barrel fermentation and stage, gives the wine complexity.

Grape Varieties: Handpicked grapes from portuguese varieties Viozinho, Rabigato, Malvasia Fina and Gouveio.

Alcohol Content: 13%

Total Sugars: 0,2 gr/l

Total Acidity: 5,3 g/l

SO2 (Total): 104 mg/l

pH: 3,33

Food Pairing Suggestions: Goes very well with grilled fish dishes, sea food, white meat and pasta with sautéed vegetables.

Ideal Drinking Temperature: Between 12 e 14 oC.

Winemaking: Full stemming. Soft pressing of the grapes in pneumatic press.
 Static clarification. Alcoholic fermentation with moderate temperature control. Stage with fine lies with batonnage until February 2014.

Aging Potential: Until the end of 2016.

Bottled: March 2014

 

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