Colour: Citrus with golden reflexes.
Nose: Citrus, yellow lemon and tangera, light notes of baking.
Palate: Dry, fruity, good acidity, polished edges, long and persistent.
Consumption temperature recommended: 6/8 °C
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One very special sparkling white wine from the region of Vinho Verde.
The first thing we notice it’s is cirrus color with golden reflexes.
In the nose its citrus, yellow lemon and tangera with light notes of baking.
In the palate it’s dry, very fruity with good acidity, polished edges, long and persistent.
Consumption temperature recommended: 6/8 °C
Classification: D.O.C. Vinho Verde
Type: Vinho Verde Sparkling Wine / Reserve Brut
Grapes Varieties: Loureiro and Arinto
Region: North of Portugal Vinho Verde Region
Soil type: Granite derived
Climate: Mediterranean with Atlantic influence
Month: September of 2009
Type: Hand picking
First Fermentation: Stainless steel with controlled temperature, after static decanting.
Maturation: In stainless steel vessels at 8°C.
Second Fermentation: Traditional method, in bottles in the cellar with temperature between 10-12 ° C.
Dégorgement: After 15 months in bottle.
The Portuguese Vinho Verde is unique in the world.
Exclusively produced in the demarcated region of Vinho Verde in northwestern Portugal, it is only produced from the indigenous grape varieties of the region, preserving its typicity of aromas and flavors as unique in the world of wine.
Sparkling white wine Vinho Verde shares the typical Vinho Verde profile, with enhanced aromatic freshness and a greater complexity of flavors. The consumer’s preference dictates the choice between Brut Natural and Sweet, depending on the concentration of residual sugar, or between Reserve and Grand Reserve, determined by the time in the bottle.
Ancient and of high-quality.
Produces wines of citrus color, a fine, elegant aroma, ranging from fruity citrus (lemon) to floral (freesia and rose) and molasses (bouquet), with a fruity flavor with slight acidity, fresh, harmonious, full-bodied and persistent.
Grape grown throughout the region.
The wines are citrus and straw-colored, and feature a rich aroma of fruity citrus, pome fruit (ripe pear and apple) and flowers (lantana).
The taste is fresh, harmonious and persistent.
In the properties, with about 24 hectares of vineyards, you can find the best grape varieties of the region, giving rise to white wines (Loureiro, Alvarinho, Trajadura and Pedernã), much respected in the region.
The harvest is carried out manually, with the separation of grape varieties, to allow a separated vinification, for later the lots being made in accordance with the characteristics of the wines produced.
In our estate, in the north of Portugal, you can find the cellar where all our Vinho Verde is made, with the most recent processes, using exclusively grapes from our own vineyards.
If any customers wants can visit the vineyard and cellars. Just book with us and we will show you how our Vinho Verde grows and how it’s made.
In the vineyard you can sample our wines and check one by one.
Is a traditional name that designates wine products originating from grapes from the demarcated region of Vinho Verde, whose quality and uniqueness are a result of the natural conditions of the region, and whose winemaking and production occur within the demarcated region.
To qualify for the Designation of Origin Vinho Verde, wine products are subject to strict control of all stages of the production process, from the vineyard to the glass. The varieties used the methods of vinification and organoleptic characteristics are just some of the elements which the Denomination of Origin controls.
The quality and genuineness of Denomination of Origin Vinho Verde products is ensured by the Seal of Guarantee, which has certified Vinho Verde since 1959.
The temperature at which wine is served has a preponderant role in the perception of its quality.
The temperature recommended for consumption is: Sparkling Vinho Verde: 6-8 ° C.
If the bottle is at a temperature of 20 ° C, it will require about 2 to 3 hours in a refrigerator to bring the wine to the proper temperature. Alternatively, if the wine is placed in a bucket with ice and water, it will require about 30-40 minutes. But as important as serving wine at the right temperature is, it is also important to keep it at the same temperature, for example with a bucket with ice and water.
To open sparkling wine, the capsule should be removed, then open and remove the muzzle or muselet (the metal part that surrounds the cork). Withdraw the cork, holding it firmly and turning the bottle, not the cork, as it could break when twisting it. The pressure inside the container will help to pop out the stopper. The act of shaking the bottle of bubbly and then pulling the cork out will cause a fountain of foam and can celebrate a moment of joy. However, the foam causes a loss of wine without gas with the consequent loss of the wine’s most distinguishing feature.
Enjoy the sparkling wine in one flute – high, narrow and elegant – is ideal for sparkling wine.
To enjoy wine to the fullest, with pleasure, recognize that each wine is a unique natural product, the result of our culture for millennia.
To discover the aromas and flavors of each wine, and enjoy them in full, requires careful and moderate tasting. Excessive consumption is not compatible with the assessment of organoleptic characteristics of the wine, harms health and can be the cause of many social problems.
Wine consumption requires maturity: minors should not drink. – Avoid drinking and driving – in any case – never exceed the limits of the rate of Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) legally established for drivers.
Adhering to these guidelines as part of a balanced diet is compatible with a healthy lifestyle.