Alto do Joa 2017 White

Viticulture
Centennial vineyards with free standing at 800m altitude. Shale soil and large thermal amplitudes in the maturation phase
 
Winemaking method
Harvest of selected grapes of different varieties (between 10 and 15). Smooth grape crushing process. Total tanning in 500L French oak barrels for 4 weeks. Aging for 19 months in used French oak barrels. Bottling
 
Analysis
Alcohol: 13% vol
PH: 3.53
Total Acidity: 5.6 g/l
Residual Sugar: 0.6 g/dm3
Total SO2: 125.0 mg/dm3
Total sugars <0.6 g/dm3

 

€29.90

Properties

Characteristics
Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Casa do JOA
Brand: Alto DO-JOA
Region: Trás-os-Montes
Type: White
Vintage: 2017
Alcoholic Level: 13,0% vol
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: 25% Esgana Cão, 15% Formosa, 10% Síria, 10% D. Branca, 10% Gouveio, 10% Folgasão, 10% Chasselas Salsa
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: Jorge Afonso
Format: 75cl
Tasting
Icon nose 176020a5140d2499a7f0e61d28ba9873d09e3af9dca561aeb6a91b357f650e5b Nose: More austere and complex aroma.
Icon mouth fe9befcc324311cf7cf9e740b28462659874ebbdc4882ef64971fe9b95382c5e Mouth: Flavor that is dry, fresh and persistent. Acidity very present.
Goes well with: It goes very well with spicy and unique meals such as cheese, kid, suckling pig, giblets, among others.
Serving Temperature: 10ºC -12ºC
Tasting Notes: Tanning wine (“Orange Wine”). Guard wine with excellent evolution in bottle. Unique and unique white wine, typically reserve.
Evaluation
Icon classification 3e51d3d9ed15536209cb9d7118873a31deae54c93b16126273d93c69d22efe76 Classification: Gold Medal at the 8th Concurso de Vinhos de Trás-os-Montes 2019; Silver Medal - 2020 Sommeliers Choice Awards