Project Description

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Encosta do Xisto – Reserva Bruto Rosé

DOC – Vinho Verde
Brut, fruity, vivid acidity, long and lingering finish.

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

Total Acidity: 6,4 g/dm3
Final pH: 3,22
Reduced sugars: 10 g/dm3
Alcohol contents: 11 % Vol.

Origin of Grapes
Harvest year: 2009
Variety of grapes: Espadeiro
Vineyard: Quinta de Freixieiro, Ave subregion
Name: Encosta do Xisto
Type de Soil: Granitic sandy loam soil.
Climate: Mediterranean type, with a strong Atlantic influence

Date: September 2009
Method: Traditional hand-picking

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: Light copper-salmon.
Nose: Fresh red fruits, citrus, tangerine notes.
Flavour: Brut, fruity, vivid acidity, long and lingering finish.

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