Project Description

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Espadeiro

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Encosta do Xisto – Espadeiro 2012

DOC – Vinho Verde
Dry, light, fresh, good acidity, citrus, intense fruity flavour to very fresh red fruits.

Classification: Appellation of Origin (D.O.C.)
Varietal Content: Vinho Verde / Espadeiro – Selected harvest
Varietal Origin: Encosta do Xisto Espadeiro 2012
Producer: Vasco Faria, S.A.

Total Acidity: 8,4 g/dm3
Final ph: 3,08
Residual Sugar: 2,1 g/dm3
Alcohol contents: 11 % Vol.

Origin of Grapes
Harvest year: 2012
Grape variety: Espadeiro
Vineyard: Quinta de Cutiães and Quinta de Freixieiro, 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

Vinification
Fermentation: In stainless steel vats, under controlled temperatures after static decanting
Aging: On lees in stainless steel vats.
Hue: Light salmon-rose
Nose: Fruity, fresh raspberry, red berries and strawberries notes
Flavour: Dry, light, fresh, good acidity, citrus, intense note to very fresh red fruits.

Launched: January 2013
Recommended Drinking Temperature: 8/10 ° C
Production yields: 13.000 bottles
Bottling: Vasco Faria, S.A