Sonhador Alvarinho 2013

Sonhador Alvarinho is produced in the demarcated Vinho Verde Region of Melgaço in northern Portugal, one of two special sub-regions where the Alvarinho grape can be cultivated. It shows the typical varietal characters from this mountainous region, minerality, persistent acidity and exotic fruit notes of lime, mango and tangerine.

Grapes:

  • 100% Alvarinho from Melgaço region.

Harvest Info:

  • Handpicked into plastic crates.

Crushing:

  • Bunch sorted prior to destemming and crushing 48 hr cold settling

Fermentation:

  • 3 weeks fermentation with added yeast at 13-15 ºC

Ageing/Finishing:

  • 4 months ageing on light lees before cold stabilization and bottling in April 2014

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