Project Description

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Encosta do Xisto – Reserva Bruto White

DOC – Vinho Verde
Dry, fruity, good acidity, with smooth edges, long and lingering finish.

Classification: Appellation of Origin (D.O.C.)
Varietal contents: Espumante de Vinho Verde – Reserva Bruto
Varietal Content: Encosta do Xisto – Espumante Reserva Bruto
Producer: Vasco Faria, S.A.

Total Acidity: 5,9 g/dm3
Final pH: 3,35
Reduced Sugars: 6,1 g/dm3
Alcohol contents: 12 % Vol.

Origin of Grapes
Harvest year: 2009
Grape variety: Loureiro and Arinto
Vineyard: Quinta do Xisto, subregion of Ave
Name: Encosta do Xisto
Type of soil: Granitic sandy loam soil.
Climate: Mediterranean type, with a strong Atlantic influence

Harvest
Date: September 2009
Method: Traditional hand-picking

Vinification
1st Fermentation: In stainless steel vats, under controlled temperatures after static decanting.
Aging: On lees in stainless steel vats.
2nd Fermentation: traditional method, in bottles in a cellar at temperature of 10/12 ° C.
Disgorging: After 15 months in a bottle.
Hue: Citrus-gold.
Nose: Citrus-yellow lemon and tangerine.
Flavour: dry, fruity, good acidity, polished edges, long and lingering finish.

Launched in: September 2011
Recommended drinking temperature: 6/8 ° C
Production yields: 3.000 bottles
Botteling: Vasco Faria, S.A