“- Quinta do Quetzal Reserve White 2011shows a citrine color and a complex aroma where notes of tropical fruit blend with notes of wood where it fermented
- In the mouth, this complexity is added with a nice freshness, extending the pleasure of your tasting
- Grape Varieties: 100% Antao Vaz
- Region: Alentejo
- Designation: D.O.C. Alentejo
- Soil:Schist soils with average yield potential with high slope.
- Climate: Mediterranean with some continental influence. Cold winters with rainfall concentrated between October and February (average annual rainfall is around 700mm) and very hot summers.
- Winemaking: The grapes are harvested according to their ripeness . After the crushing of the grapes , the wine clarifies statically for 48 to 72 hours. Fermentation takes place in new barrels of French and American oak with a temperature between 14 º C and 16 º C for a period of 30 days. After completion of the fermentation , the wine is subjected to an internship of 8 months in oak barrels with weekly batonnage .
- Technical Details:
- Alcohol: 13.5 % Vol
- Total acidity: 5.8 g / L as tartaric acid.
- Residual sugars: 1.7g /L
- PH: 3.23
- Consumption: Immediate or up to 5 years in a cool dark place.
- Serving: 12ºC
- Tasting Notes: The wine shows a citrine color and a complex aroma where notes of tropical fruit blend with notes of wood where it fermented. In the mouth , this complexity is added with a nice freshness, extending the pleasure of your tasting.
- Cuisine:Its structure allows you to monitor white , complex and exquisite dishes from fish and seafood meat.
- Winemakers: Rui Portela and JoséReguinga