QUINTA DOS CARVALHAIS WHITE
Producer Notes 2019
53% Encruzado, 47% Gouveio
The grapes were unloaded from 20Kg boxes to the destemmer-crusher. After being pressed, the must was subject to static decanting. It was then moved to stainless steel vats, where indigenous yeast was added. 20% of the Encruzado variety fermented in 225 and 500L used French oak casks, and the rest remained in the stainless steel vat. The Gouveio variety fermented in a stainless steel vat.
Quinta dos Carvalhais Colheita White 2019 has a citric yellow colour, with nuances of green It has a young and fresh aroma, with hints of lemon and lime, nuances of white fruit and light notes of vegetables. On the palate, it presents good volume, freshness and structure. Very well-integrated wood hints, with a long and engaging finish. This is a versatile and gastronomical white that celebrates the Dão Region's terroir.