Ribeiro Santo Escolha 2007 White
The Demarcated Region is one of the oldest Wine Regions of Portugal, dating back to 1908. Located in the center of Portugal, in the mountainous region ranging from 400 to 700m above sea level, has as a reference point the Serra da Estrela, the most High continental Portugal. Its name comes from the river that crosses the river Dão.
The characteristics of the wines are strongly marked by granitic terrain and the fact that the vineyards meet inserted in forests of pine and eucalyptus.
The vineyard follows the traditional vine varieties and was planted in a poor granitic terrain with large rocky outcrops, which overlooks the Serra da Estrela. The entire vineyard is in Integrated Production scheme demonstrating great concern for environmental issues. The combination of cultural practices associated with the judicious use of biological environment-friendly products originates balanced productions.
The harvest took place in the third week of September. The grapes were harvested by hand, in small boxes of 18 kg, according to a careful selection of the best grapes in the vineyard.
The grapes were chilled before crushing and cold maceration made in the press before pressing. Alcoholic fermentation began in stainless steel tanks and finished in new French oak barrels. During the stage in barrels was made battonage.
Gold color. Delicate floral aromas with tropical and light vanilla notes. In the mouth guard acidity, minerality and a long and elegant finish.
Total acidity 6,00 g/L
Total sugars 1,9 g/L
Stage 6 months in new French oak barrels
|Magnum Carlos Lucas|
|13,0 % vol.|
|Encruzado e Malvasia Fina|
|REVISTA DE VINHOS 16,5 PTS:|