Respiro Altitude 2016 White

Vineyard
A white wine from one of the highest vineyards in the Serra de S. Mamede Natural Park (735 meters). The vineyard is also facing North. It is a field blend of about 8 different indigenous varieties.
Type of soil: granite (Ordovícico)
Vineyard: Três Lagares
Vine age: 35 years

Vinification
Healthy grapes were crushed, destemmed and pressed. Wort decanted for 48 hours and transferred to old oak barrels where it fermented with natural yeasts and aged for about a year with fine lees before being bottled.

Viticulture: conventional
Elevation: 735 meters
Harvest: September 6 and 7, 2016
Harvest: manual
Fermentation: old barrels
Malolactic: did not
Bottling: September 8, 2017
Production: 836 bottles

Analysis
Total Acidity: 5.8 g/dm3
Volatile Acidity: 0.47 g/dm3
Total Sugars: <0.6 g/dm3
Total Enoxoxide Dioxide: 81 mg/dm3
pH 3.43
Alcohol: 13.5% Vol.
 
€10.50

Properties

Characteristics
Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Cabeças do Reguengo
Brand: Respiro
Region: Alentejo
Type: White
Vintage: 2016
Alcoholic Level: 13,5%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: Arinto, Malvasia Fina, Roupeiro, Moscatel, Tamarez, Manteúdo, Bical & Salsaparilha.
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: Mário Andrade
Format: 75cl
Tasting
Icon nose 176020a5140d2499a7f0e61d28ba9873d09e3af9dca561aeb6a91b357f650e5b Nose: An intense aroma white with notes of peach, melon and apple and soft nuances of dried fruits and honey, on a smoked background.
Icon mouth fe9befcc324311cf7cf9e740b28462659874ebbdc4882ef64971fe9b95382c5e Mouth: In the mouth it is plump, fresh and very soft, creamy texture, center of firm and full mouth and a long finish to stick to the palate.