Colour: Light salmon with cooper reflex.
Nose: Fresh red fruits, citrus with emphasis on tangera notes.
Palate: Brut, fruity, lively acidity, long and persistent.
Consumption temperature recommended: 6/8 °C
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One fantastic sparkling rosé wine, with one color light salmon with cooper reflexes. Produced with grapes from the demarcated region of Vinho Verde.
With aroma fresh to red fruits citrus with emphasis on tangerine notes. In the palate it’s brut, fruity, lively acidity, long and persistent.
It’s the ideal sparkling rosé wine for your special celebrations with your friends. Also very good sparkling rosé wine for that hot summer days, when the only excuse its celebration life.
Classification: D.O.C. Vinho Verde
Type: Vinho Verde Sparkling Rosé Wine / Reserve Brut
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.
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), to rosé wines (Espadeiro) and red wines (Vinhão) 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 Vila Nova de Famalicão, you can find the cellar where all our Vinho Verde is made, with the most recent processes, using exclusively grapes from our own vineyards.
Our customers can visit the vineyards and cellars, just contact us and book your visit.
Espadeiro is grown in the Vinhos Verdes region, where the wine produced by this grape variety is much appreciated. Produces ruby colored wines with a fresh, grapey aroma and flavor.
Traditionally vinified in “open spout” at different locations in the region for production of rosé wine.
This grape variety is very productive and has big compact bunches made up of medium-sized, uniform berries.
Vinho Verde’s rosé wines have the same spritzy character as the far more prominent white wines that are made under the title in northern Portugal. This is due to the retention of carbon dioxide in the winemaking process, and has become a key feature of Vinho Verde wines.
Sparkling Rosé 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.
Sparkling Rosé wine Vinho Verde wines are light or dark pink, with young and fresh aromas, reminiscent of red fruits. The flavors are balanced, fresh and lingering.
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.
Enjoy and cheers….