Barrancôa White 2016

Sub-region: Vidigueira
Classification: Alentejo Regional Wine
Climate: Vidigueira microclimate. Mediterranean climate with strong atlanticity, as well as, a  continental influence in Spring – Summer.
Soil Type: Schist
Grape Varieties: 50% Antão Vaz, 25% Arinto and 25% Síria
Production: 50.000 bottles
Winemaker: Paulo Laureano



At the vineyard, the grapes are harvested manually and are immediately subjected to their first selection. These are then immediately forwarded to the winery’s cold rooms and stabilized at a temperature of 10°C, during a 12 hour period. A rigorous selection of the best bunches is conducted at the sorting tables, where they are then destalked. After a slight crushing the grapes go directly to the vacuum presses, where they undergo a soft pressing so as to provide clean musts, free of any oxidization. The fermentation process is carried out in stainless steel vats with controlled temperatures, between 12ºC-12.5ºC, yielding prolonged fermentations of approximately 30 days, followed by battonage, a process lasting 2 to 3 months, which is then followed by the tartaric stabilization, a cold process using the classical method with a duration of approximately 3 weeks. After the selection of the Antão Vaz, Síria an Arinto batches, this blend is then bottled and dispatched to the cellar, where it will stage for a period of 2 to 3 months.

Bottling: Temperature controlled, semi-automatic filling.


ABV: 12%
Total Sugars: 3 g/dm3
Total Acidity: 5,3 g/dm3 (Tartaric Ac.)
Volatile acidity: 0,46 g/dm3 (Acetic Ac.)
pH: 3,21

Tasting notes

Colour: Citrine.
Aroma: Notes of tropical and citrus fruits with a tone of minerality mixed notes of green vine.
Palate: Rounded with an irreverant freshness and a persistent pleasant finish. A superb accompaniment for grilled fish, seafood, sushi and Asian dishes.
Drink by: 2-3 months after bottling and up to 4 years, shelf life. Store in dark, fresh and dry conditions.
Recommended serving temperature: 10ºc


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Vinhos do Alentejo 2019