Muralhas de Monção - Green Wine
Region: Minho - Portugal
Classification: Green Wine (DOC)
Type: White Green Wine
Grape variety: mainly Alvarinho grapes and Trajadura
Aroma: fruity character with predominance of prune fruits (peach and apricot) due to the high percentage present of the "Alvarinho" grape variety.
Flavour: well-balanced, steady, smooth and dry flavour.
Selection of the grapes. Extraction of the must (pulp) from the 1st and 2nd pressings. Decantation (24 hours at 14ºC). Controlled fermentation between 18-20ºC. Racking/soutirage. Primary filtration. Storage. Cold stabilisation by contact method. Soil filtration. Final filtration through membranes. Bottling.
This wine can stay bottled for two years without losing its qualities.
It contains sulphites.
It should be served at a 11ºC temperature. It's a good aperitif and goes well with seafood, fish and white meat dishes.