BLANC DE NOIRS 2018

Producer: Herdade Pegos Claros.
Winemaker: Bernardo Cabral.
Grape varieties: Castelão.
Year: 2018.
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 March 2019.
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.
Alcohol: 12,29%.
Total Acidity: 5,24 g/l.
Total Sugar: 3,8 g/l.
pH: 3.32.

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