Caminhos Cruzados Family Edition 2015 White

 

These wines meant to celebrate the best moments of 2017 - the year of its bottling - a remarkable year both personally and professionally for the Caminhos Cruzados' family. A blend made with the region's best grapes was created, and it was bottled exclusively in 1,5L bottles. It is intended for full tables and great moments.

Vinification
Manual harvest in boxes of 15kg. Manual selection of the grapes. After destemming and crushing, the grape must was sent to a pneumatic press, after which was subjected to cold static decanting for 48 hours for clarification. Fermentation in stainless steel vats at controlled temperature, and staged for 9 months in used french oak barrels. Bottled in September 2017.

Analysis
Total Acidity: 5.71 (g/L)
Residual Sugar: <2 (g/L) 
pH: 3.28

 

€29.90

Properties

Characteristics
Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Caminhos Cruzados
Brand: Caminhos Cruzados Family Edition
Region: Dão
Type: White
Vintage: 2015
Alcoholic Level: 13%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: Encruzado (majority), Malvasia, Bical and Cercial
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: Carlos Magalhães and Manuel Vieira
Bottle: 1500 ml
Tasting
Icon nose 176020a5140d2499a7f0e61d28ba9873d09e3af9dca561aeb6a91b357f650e5b Nose: In the nose we can find a high amplitude where the aroma combination appears like a cascade, making its identification a delicious challenge.
Icon mouth fe9befcc324311cf7cf9e740b28462659874ebbdc4882ef64971fe9b95382c5e Mouth: The taste is consistent with the aroma, revealing a dense and flavorful structure, where the vibrant acidity contributes to its freshness and persistence.
Goes well with: Soft and blue cheeses, roasted codfish or oven-baked lamb.
Serving Temperature: 12ºC - 14ºC
Tasting Notes: Made essentially with Encruzado, to which were added a small percentage of Malvasia, Bical and Cercial grape varieties. A wine with great complexity due to the long stage in used french oak barrels.
Evaluation
Icon classification 3e51d3d9ed15536209cb9d7118873a31deae54c93b16126273d93c69d22efe76 Classification: 17.5 pts - Vinho Grandes Escolhas magazine; 17 pts - Revista de Vinhos magazine