Soito Grande Reserva 2016 White

To a rhythm only passion can justify, Soito Wines, created in 2013, has already conquered national and international trophies, having been considered one of the iconic producers of the Dão - one more hint that something very serious is about to happen in this fascinating region.
The vineyards are planted in the sub region of Terras de Azurara, a place with Mediterranean climate and granitic soils. The vineyard was generous and provided a density of 3500 to 4000 feet per hectare, giving 5 tons of grapes per hectare.
Harvest and Winemaking
Pruning: double cord, simple cordon and guyot
Vinification and Winemaking: Classic vinification, with controlled temperature of 16º for 3 weeks, followed by 20 months aging in French oak barriques, with soft batonnage.
Analytical Parameters
Alcohol content: 14,3 % Vol.
Total Acidity: 7,03 g/L
Volatile Acidity: 0,60 g/L
Dry Extract: 23,5 g/L
Residual sugar level: 3,0 g/L
pH: 3,19


Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Soito Wines
Brand: Grande Reserva
Region: Dão
Type: White
Vintage: 2016
Alcoholic Level: 14,3%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: 93% Encruzado, 7% Malvasia Fina
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: Carlos Silva
Format: 75cl
Colour: Clean and crystal. Citrus with chaff reflections.
Icon nose 176020a5140d2499a7f0e61d28ba9873d09e3af9dca561aeb6a91b357f650e5b Nose: Very elegant and complex with notes of linden and orange blossom married with hints of peach, mango and papaya.
Icon mouth fe9befcc324311cf7cf9e740b28462659874ebbdc4882ef64971fe9b95382c5e Mouth: Magnificent mouth amplitude, with a great balance between acidity and freshness, combined with a very expressive, mineral and velvet texture.
Serving Temperature: 12ºC
Goes well with: Pairing with intense flavour fish, aged cheese and dishes with unctuous sauces…
Tasting Notes: It reveals a very long and persistent finishing.