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Folias de Baco Uivo Curtido Branco Douro

Folias de Baco Uivo Curtido Branco Douro

€22.95
From 35 year old vines planted on 2 hectares of schist and granite blended soil. The grapes are hand-harvested in September, undergo vigorous vineyard sorting, partially de-stemmed but not pressed and allowed to macerate for four months. Spontaneous fermentation takes place in cement tanks (5000L) with ambient yeasts and lasts roughly three weeks with temperature control. The wine spends approximately two months on the lees after pressing with no battonage. Aged in cement tanks for six months; not fined or filtered. Flavors of lemon zest, artichoke brine, earth, fresh cut herbs, touch of honey. Lengthy and complex.
  • Body
    Light
  • Country
    Portugal
  • Region
    Douro Valley
  • Colour/Style
    White
  • Grape Variety
    100% Moscatel Galego

Description

From 35 year old vines planted on 2 hectares of schist and granite blended soil. The grapes are hand-harvested in September, undergo vigorous vineyard sorting, partially de-stemmed but not pressed and allowed to macerate for four months. Spontaneous fermentation takes place in cement tanks (5000L) with ambient yeasts and lasts roughly three weeks with temperature control. The wine spends approximately two months on the lees after pressing with no battonage. Aged in cement tanks for six months; not fined or filtered. Flavors of lemon zest, artichoke brine, earth, fresh cut herbs, touch of honey. Lengthy and complex.

Details

Food Pairing Beautiful with a range of fish dishes, or by itself as an aperitif.
ABV 11%
Categories Wine, Portugal, Douro, Orange Wine (Skin Contact White), Vegan Wines, Wines Under €30

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