100% Touriga Nacional
This white wine made from a red grape variety (Touriga Nacional) presents itself a citrus yellow color with copper hints. Its aroma is lively and rich in citric and mineral notes. In the mouth it is intense, fresh and aromatic with a long and persistent after taste.
The grapes were sourced exclusively from Palacio da Anadia vineyards, located at the count of Anadia chateau in Mangualde, 500m altitude, on a granit soil plateau, surrounded by the Dao natural reserve forest, with abundant pine, cedar and oak trees. In the property, the most planted varietal is Touriga Nacional, the star variety of the Dao Wine Region.
2018 was marked by a cold winter, a rainy spring followed by a hot summer season. The combination of these factors resulted in well balanced grapes with good acidity and ripe tannins.
The Touriga Nacional harvest started September 28th. The grapes were handpicked at optimum ripenes point and transported to the winery in 15kg crates. After destemming and soft pressing the musts endured a cold settling, after 48 hours having reached the required clarity were racked clean and fermented in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 14°C, for 4 weeks. The wine matured on its fine lees
until March 2019, when it was bottled.
Perfect with fish dishes, seafood, salads and vegetables . Serve at 8°C.
Total Acidity: 6,51 g/l
Sugars: 1,1 g/l