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100% Arinto from the Azores.
Nom millésimé, containing the 2019 and 2018 harvests.
Produced using the traditional method without any dosage from a local grape variety planted in the crevices of the rocks, in a terroir unique in the world, at the base of the volcanic mountain, in the middle of the ocean and right next to the sea, where you can hear the "singing of the crab". This proximity, sometimes only a few meters, forces the vineyard to be protected from the strong, salty Atlantic winds by man-made stone walls. The result? Enthusiastic!
Straw citrus yellow color, with notes of grapefruit, some lime, almost honey. Aroma of sea. Tense, fresh attack with fine bubbles and lots of salinity.
3060 bottles of 0.75L.
36 months on skimmed milk.
Volcanic lagido and cookie soils formed between 500 and 2000 years old.
A unique terroir in the world, in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, at the base of the volcanic mountain of Pico, the vines are planted
in the crevices of the rock, close to the sea, where you can hear the "singing of the crab", because this is where the sun and warmth are greatest. A proximity of sometimes a few meters that requires the vineyard to be protected by walls (corrals), from the strong saline winds of the Atlantic.
from the Atlantic.
Selective manual harvest in 20kg baskets, pressing of the whole bunch, transfer after 12h to 600-1000L horizontal fermentation tanks. First spontaneous fermentation.
Keep at 6-8ºC to be served at 10ºC, and to be drunk at 12ºC.
Fresh, very mineral and saline. Ideal partner for oysters, barnacles and bivalves.