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Montes Claros Colheita White

Designation: DOC Borba
Grape varieties: Antão Vaz, Arinto, Roupeiro and Alvarinho

Soil: Chalky-clay and schist

Winemaker: Óscar Gato

Vinification: After the selection of the grapes in certified vines for the production of DOC Alentejo wines in the sub-region of Borba, the grapes follow a rigorous control in the evolution of maturation until the harvest period. Immediately after the grapes arrive in the winery they were destemmed and crushed, after which the maceration process followed for 12 hours. The fermentation was performed in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature of 18ºC, then the cold stabilisation and the filtration. The wine was bottled in the winter so as to maintain its fruity and young flavours.

 

Analysis

Alcohol: 13%Vol
Total Acidity: 6,00 g/l
pH: 3,20
Total SO2: < 140 mg/l

 

Tasting Notes

Color:  Clear appearance, citrine colour similar to ripened lemon.
Aroma: Presence of the intense aroma from the grape variety, notes of yellow fruits with a good level of acidity and tropical fruits.
Palate: Balanced flavour with a sense of freshness and youth, citrus fruis lingering with elegance in the aftertaste..
 

How to serve: Best served chilled (10-12ºC).

Gastronomy: Accompaniment to salads, pizzas, seafood, fish and white grilled meat.
Consumption: Best consumed after bottling or stored up to 3 years.
 

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