BLANC DE NOIRS 2017
Producer: Herdade Pegos Claros.
Winemaker: Bernardo Cabral.
Grape varieties: Castelão.
Winemaking process: Manual harvest and transport in small boxes of 20kg. Direct pressing of whole bunches with juice from first press. Partial fermentation in new French oak barrels (20%) and the remainder in stainless steel vats.
Ageing: Aged on lees for 5 months. A part is aged (20%) in new French oak barrels.
Bottling: Bottled in February 2018.
Soil and weather: Sandy soil and Continental-mediterranean weather.
Colour: Pale green-yellow.
Aroma: Elegant combination of green fruits (apple and pear) with mineral notes.
Taste: Surprisingly structured, with firm acidity and persistent finish.
Gastronomy: Pairs well with salads, seafood and various fish dishes.
Total Acidity: 5.48 g/l.
Total Sugar: 0.6 g/l.