Sauvignon Blanc White Wine 2011

Date

2011

Category
White
About This Project

From the western regions of France, Vale do Loire and Bordeaux, these grapes are particularly known for producing the most famous and reputable wines in the world.

Yellow citrus alive. White wine still in great shape, noticeable - herbaceous sensations, tropical , mango , mild oxidative notes and some salinity. Fresh wine , good volume , too much complexity , toasted notes , unctuous , good tear in the cup and a round acidity. Ends with good persistence.
Clube de Vinhos Portugueses, 17/20 points
TYPE

White Wine

REGIION

Lisboa/Estremadura until 2009

SUB-REGION

Lourinhã

APPELLATION

Vinho Regional Lisboa

HARVEST

2011

CLIMATE

Atlântico

SOIL

Franc-Argillaceous and Eutric fluvisol

GRAPES

Sauvignon Blanc

VINIFICATION

Gentle pressing of the grapes, static defecation by low temperatures and fermentation at the controlled temperature of 59º F (15º C). 9% of the wine fermented in french oak barrels for 18 month, with weekly batonnage

ANALYSIS

Alcohol 13,5 %; pH 3,18; Total Acidity 6,3 g/l TA

COLOR

Bright yellow

AROMA

Herb, spices, harmonious dry leaf and with the notes from the oak barrel perfectly integrated

PALATE

Fresh, bulky, with elegant structure and long ending

CONSERVATION

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

CONSUMPTION

At the temperature of 48º F (9ºC)

GASTRONOMY

Pasta, Fish and Seafood

Description

The edaphic/climatic characteristics of Quinta do Rol, create the conditions that these grapes need to express all of its worth, its acclaimed reputation.

Produced with the Sauvignon Blanc grapes, this wine contains 9% wine fermented partially in French oak barrels aging for 18 months with weekly batonnage.

It has a bright yellow color. Its aroma is mineral, harmonious dry leaf (freshly cut herbs, peppers), fruity with hints of passion fruit and grapefruit with the notes from the oak barrel perfectly integrated. Its palate is fresh, mineral and bulky with an elegant structure and long ending.

This wine goes perfectly with pastas, fish and seafood.
Served chilled, it is appropriate for harsh winters and tranquil summers.

Wine Specifications