Respiro Altitude 2019 White

Vinification
Three centennial Vineyard field blend. The main one located at 675 meters hight; 3/4 of it fermented at low temperature.
 
Year total rainfall at Cabeças do Reguengo - 690 litres/m2
Autumn and Winter mild and rainy. Hot March with little rain. Cool and rainy April, May and part of June fresh and wet. Precocious budding. May and part of June fresh and moisten. July and August were hot but not too much.
 
Hand-picked harvest at 3th September. Grapes crushed, pressed, and must decanted with sulphur addition.
 
Natural and cool fermentation and ageing for 9 months in very old oak barrels (225/500 litres). Bottled at 28 April 2020. No malolactic.
 

Analysis

Acidity: 5,8 g/l
Volatile: 0,42 g/l
Sugar: 0,9 gr/l
SO2 Total: 94 mg/l
Alcohol: 12,8%Vol.
pH 3,37
 
€14.90

Properties

Characteristics
Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Cabeças do Reguengo
Brand: Respiro
Region: Alentejo
Type: White
Vintage: 2019
Alcoholic Level: 12,8%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: Old Vines
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: Mário Andrade
Format: 75cl
Tasting
Tasting Notes: It’s all about fruit and freshness.