Alvarinho White Wine 2011

Date

2011

Category
White
About This Project

These grapes, from the Iberian Peninsula, are considered one of the noblest white grapes, recognized for its wines of superior quality, refinement and uniqueness.

TYPE

Vinho Branco

REGION

Lisboa/Estremadura until 2009

SUB-REGION

Lourinhã

APPELATION

Vinho Regional Lisboa Branco

HARVEST

2011

CLIMATE

Atlantic

SOIL

Franc-Argillaceous and Eutric fluvisol

GRAPES

Alvarinho

VINIFICATION

Gentle pressing of the grapes, static defecation by low temperatures and fermentation at the controlled temperature of 59º F (15º C)

ANALYSIS

Álcool 13,0 %; pH 3,18; Acidez Total 7,1 g/l Ác. Tartárico

COLOR

Palate yellow

AROMA

Floral, fruity with citrus and tropical fruits

PALATE

Fresh, with an excellent alcohol /acidity balance and long ending

CONSERVATION

Lying, at the constant tempretaure of 63º F (17º C)

CONSUMPTION

At the temperature of 48º F (9º C)

GASTRONOMY

Fish and Seafood

Description

At Quinta do Rol, the notorious Atlantic influence, felt during its moderate summers and low thermal amplitudes, combined with great edaphic characteristics, allow for a the Alvarinho grapes to express all of its potential, originating in high quality wines, indomitable and of a pronounced identity.

It has a pale yellow color and its aroma is mineral, floral and fruity with citrus (orange, lime and lemon) and tropical (lychee) fruits.
It is fresh, mineral and well structured, delicate with a long ending.

Wine Specifications