Casa do Capitão-mor Alvarinho Sobre-Lias

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Grape varieties

Alvarinho

Oenology

Rui Cunha & Gabriela Albuquerque

Álcool

12,6%

Aging Potencial

10 Years

Vinification

All the wine stayed in fine lees for 2 years and 8 months. Part of the lot had skin fermentation with the stems and aged in 2nd year French oak barrels. Part of the lot had skin fermentation with the stems- The other part of the lot fermented and aged in stainless steel.
All the grapes are handpicked in small boxes. In the 2018 harvest the weather was warm and dry. Bottled in January 2021. Launched in September 2019.First Edition: Harvest 2016.

Casa do Capitão-mor Alvarinho Sobre-Lias

2020

Vinho Verde DOC – Monção & Melgaço

Clear, yellow straw colour. Dehydrated fruit aromas: apricot, quince, and apple. Complex aromas of fig jam, caramel, coffee. Flavours of jam, dried and roasted fruits. Complex and harmonious in the mouth, elegant with a lot of unctuosity. Good persistence. Consume either alone or with medium flavour cheeses, smoked fish, etc.

This wine comes from Casa do Capitão-mor (Quinta da Boavista), Mazedo, Monção.