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Vinho Arinto dos Açores Sur Lies
Azores Wine Company
Vinho Arinto dos Açores Sur Lies
32,90€
Including VAT

Capacity

0,75L

Range

Rare Grape Colection

Wines Variety

White

Grape Varieties

Arinto dos Açores

Producer

Azores Wine Company

Harvest

2019

Wine Regions

Açores

Wine Freshness

Fresh

Wine Styles

Dry Wine

Mineral Wine

Salty Wines

Unoaked Wines

Old Vines

D.O Pico - Açores

Harvest

2019

Varietals

100% Arinto dos Açores. Arinto dos Açores is a unique grape varietal native to the Azores Islands. Although it shares the same name and good acidity of the mainland Arinto, the grapes are not related.

Concept

With its unique and unusual terroir, the vines are planted in the rock cracks at the foothills of the volcanic mountain, so close to the ocean that the locals say you can hear "the crabs singing". The vineyards are protected from strong salty ocean winds by walls of rock, known as "currais".

Tasting Notes

Clean citrus color. Fresh, pure and mineral aroma with a touch of grape-fruit in the palate it is sharp, pure and mineral wine with salts that tease the palate, showing it’s ocean born origin. 

Production

3 333 bottles of 0,75L

Vinification

Manual harvest to 20Kg baskets, whole bunch pressing, natural racking after 24 hours, and fermentation in small 600 to 1000L stainless steel tanks, that where lay down to be worked with "battonâge" as barrels. 

Alcohol

12,5% Vol 

Wine Pairing

Fresh, very mineral e salty. The perfect partner for oysters and “cracas” Works well with grilled fish, salads and fresh seafood.

Storage and Service

Store at 6-8ºC and serve at 10ºC to drink at 12ºC.

 


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