Project Description

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Encosta do Xisto – White-wine

DOC – Vinho Verde
Dry, fruity bouquet of green apples and peaches, harmonious, intense, long and lingering finish, fresh, moderate acidity.

Classification: Appellation of origin (D.O.C.)
Varietal Content: Vinho Verde / White – Our selection
Varietal Origin: Encosta do Xisto White-wine
Producer: Vasco Faria, S.A.

Total Acidity: 7,9 g/dm3
Final pH: 3,02
Residual Sugar: 1,7 g/dm3
Alcool contents: 10,5 % Vol.

Origin of Grapes
Harvest year: 2012
Grape Variety: Loureiro, Trajadura and Arinto
Vineyard: Quinta do Xisto and Quinta de Cutiães, Subregion of Ave
Name: Encosta do Xisto
Type of Soil: Granitic sandy loam soil.
Climate: Mediterranean type, with a strong Atlantic influence.

Harvest
Date: beginning of September 2012
Method: Traditional hand-picking
Fermentation: In stainless vats, under controlled temperatures after static decanting
Aging: on lees in stainless steel vats
Hue: Citrus-green.
Nose: Bouquet of white flowers, fruity, green apples and peaches notes.
Flavour: Dry, fruity, green apples and peach notes, harmonious, intense, long and lingering finish, fresh, moderate acidity.

Launched in: January 2013
Recommended Drinking Temperature: 8/10 ° C
Production yields: 40.000 bottles
Bottling: Vasco Faria, S.A