Quetzal Reserva 2014 White
Sloping slate soils with medium production potential.
Mediterranean, with slight continental characteristics. Cold winters, with most rainfall between October and February (average annual precipitation around 700 mm) and very hot summers.
The grapes were hand-picked as they mature. After crushed, the resulting must undergoed 48 to 72 hours of static clarification. The fermentation took place in new French oak barrels from 14ºC to 16ºC of temperature during 30 days.
Total Acidity: 5.1 (g/L)
Residual Sugar: 0.6 (g/L)
|Quinta do Quetzal|
|100% Antão Vaz|
|Rui Reguinga and José Portela|
|Juicy on the nose with tropical fruits, Meyer lemons and almonds.|
|Rich on the palate with more citrus, lemon balm and distinct toasted almond flavors. The toasted nuttiness lingers long, mingling with subtle peach on the finish.|
|Immediately or up to 2 years, in a cool, shaded place.|
|Its structure allows the pairing with white meats, refined and complex fish dishes and shellfish.|
|93 points, Ultimate Wine Challenge 2016|