Quinta da Extrema Reserva 2017 White

Wine Year
It is among the 4 driest years since 1931, being the 2nd hottest since that year. The resulting high evapotranspiration and low water availability resulted in very high stress from May until the end of the harvest. The vine was advanced in its cycle about 15 days in relation to the normal one. There were no occurrences of fungal diseases and flowering and birth were favorable. The result of the water stress in the plants, led to a limited vegetative growth, which resulted in poor maturation mainly on slopes with southern exposure. The harvest was early, with very low yields and small berries. The result is concentrated wines with medium acidity. The whites will be very lush in aroma.

Winemaking and Stage
Whole bunch pressing, with fermentation in used barrels of 228L, preceded by stage on lees for 6 months, with batonnage in the first 3 months.

Alcohol Content: 13%
pH: 3.15
Total Acidity: 6.5 g/L
Residual sugar: 0.5 g/L


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Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Colinas do Douro
Brand: Quinta da Extrema
Region: Douro
Type: White
Vintage: 2017
Alcoholic Level: 13%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: 40% Rabigato, 30% Viosinho, 30% Gouveio
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: Jorge Rosa Santos
Format: 75cl
Colour: Straw yellow.
Icon nose 176020a5140d2499a7f0e61d28ba9873d09e3af9dca561aeb6a91b357f650e5b Nose: Marked by its minerality, lemonade fruit and elegant presence of new and used barrels stage notes.
Icon mouth fe9befcc324311cf7cf9e740b28462659874ebbdc4882ef64971fe9b95382c5e Mouth: In the mouth it is vibrant and broad, with medium and very long final structure.
Evaluation: 91,WE