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Maçanita
39,90€
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Capacity

0,75L

Range

Unique Varieties

Wines Variety

White

Grape Varieties

Arinto

Producer

Maçanita Vinhos

Harvest

2018

Wine Regions

Douro

Wine Freshness

Mild

Wine Styles

Mineral Wine

Oaked Wines

Dry Wine

DOC - DOURO

Harvest

2018

Grapes


100% Arinto.

Concept


Arinto is a symbol of purity, nerve and tension. It is believed that its origin lies further south where Wellington stopped Napoleon and at the same time made the wines from this grape famous there in the kingdoms of England. Today it can be said that it is one of the most well distributed grape varieties in Portugal, being part of the skeleton of whites in almost every region. This is a Duriense Arinto, harvested at 550 m, in its unripe version. It was born with mountain revelry and character and then given time to grow. An Arinto that is very Arinto.

Origin


 550 m altitude, Douro Superior.

Vinification


Manual harvest for 18kg boxes. Direct pressing of whole bunch, cold decantation, fermentation in new barrels with bâttonage. Aged for 18 months on fine lees followed by 7 months in bottle prior to release.

Tasting Notes


Citrine yellow, fresh and mineral nose with some cream notes. The attack is dense, rich with good acidity.

Release


1157 bottles in September 2019.

Alcohol


13%.

Conservation and service


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

Gastronomy


Pairing with grill and oven dishes.

 


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