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Esporão Reserve - White Wine

D0682
2015
Antão Vaz, Arinto, Roupeiro, Semillon
Herdade do Esporão, Alentejo
750
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9,58 €
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ESPORÃO WHITE RESERVE

Philosophy
Classic wine style made from estate grown grapes that show the consistency and the rich, ripe character which is typical of the best Alentejo wines.

Harvest Year
Damp, stormy weather during the Spring period resulted in a lower than average grape production. A mild summer with cool nights resulted in grapes of very high quality.

Viticulture
Soil Type
Granite and schist origin with clay loam soil.

Grapes Varieties
Antão Vaz, Arinto, Roupeiro, Semillon.

Vinification
Destemming, must chilling, skin contact, membrane pressing, 24 hour cold settling, temperature controlled fermentation in stainless steel tanks and in new french and american oak barrels, 6 month ageing on fine lees.

Maturation
In stainless steel tanks and in new french and american oak barrels for 6 months.

Chemical Analyses Alcohol
14,5%

Wine makers
David Baverstock and Sandra Alves.

Colour
Clear, pale straw with green hues.

Aroma
Intense aromas of ripe tangerine and apricot with subtle notes of toast and smoke from barrel fermentation.

Palate
Complex, creamy, well balanced palate showing full fruit flavours and mineral notes with a long and fresh finish.

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