Pato Frio Grande Escolha DOC White 2017

Sub-region: Vidigueira
Classification: DOC Alentejo
Climate: Vidigueira microclimate. Mediterranean climate with stronmg atlanticity, as well as a continental influence in Spring – Summer.
Soil Type: Schist

Grape Variety: Antão Vaz
Production: 20.000 bottles
Winemaker: Paulo Laureano



Fermentation is partially carried out in French oak vats for 30 days, followed by 2 to 3 months batonnage. 12 months of bottle staging. 


ABV: 13%
Total Sugars: 1,9 g/dm3
Total Acidity: 6 g/dm3
Volatile acidity: 0,37 g/dm3
pH: 3,35

Tasting notes

Colour: Citrus yellow.
Aroma: Intense on the nose, exotic spiciness, slightly balsamic with mint, ripe herbs, citrus and white fruits. 
Palate: Lots of freshness and juicy acidity, notes of lemon zest and crushed apple with an exotic spiciness all along. Long finish and lots of character. 
Food Pairing: A superb food wine, perfect for a Portuguese style cod, exquisite fish dishes, seafood or light poultry dishes. Great with soft cheeses. 

Storage Conditions: Store in dark, fresh and dry conditions.


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