Quinta dos Carvalhais

Quinta dos Carvalhais Encruzado White Dão 2021

18,90€
Quinta dos Carvalhais Encruzado White Dão 2021
Quinta dos Carvalhais

Quinta dos Carvalhais Encruzado White Dão 2021

18,90€
A28.022

Quinta dos Carvalhais Encruzado is a white varietal wine from the Dão region of exceptional quality, the maximum exponent of the elegance and richness of the Encruzado variety. Heir to ancient knowledge, Quinta dos Carvalhais combines experience with innovation to create very elegant wines, with flavors of intense delicacy and unique personality.

A noble caste and knowledge that comes from afar, although always willing to innovate. If there are places where everything comes together perfectly, this is one of them. The result? An iconic wine, the first single-varietal Encruzado from Dão, which elevates the name of the region's white wines to its highest exponent. Perfect for drinking while young, he is also a great master of the art of aging gracefully.

Vinification

In 2018, the climatic year was marked by extreme climatological factors, which affected the vegetative cycle. If, on the one hand, autumn was dry, on the other, winter and spring were cold and rainy, promoting diseases and forcing more intense work in the vineyard. The summer was quite dry and hot causing scorching and loss of production. despite the scarcity of grapes caused by diseases and scald, the grapes that entered the cellar were very healthy, producing very fresh and high quality wines.

Maturation

About 40% of the wine was aged for 8 months in French oak barrels of different capacities (20% 225 liters; 50% 500 liters; 30% 1000 liters). The stage took place on total lees with occasional bâtonnage. The remaining part of the wine was aged in stainless steel on fine lees.

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Varieties Encruzado
Alcohol Content 13%
Capacity 75 cl
Tasting Citrus yellow color, clear and bright. Intense aromatically, with notes of yellow-fleshed fruit, such as peach and nectarine. Jasmine floral notes. Complex due to the good integration of the sweet notes from the barrel stage. Mouth attack with a lot of aromatic intensity, where peach aromas and floral notes stand out again. Firm and well integrated acidity. Very balanced and persistent finish.
Harmonization Ideal to drink as an aperitif or to accompany more elaborate fish dishes, smoked fish, white meat or poultry dishes. Perfectly accompanies a typical roasted goat of the region.
Additional Information All orders are processed and shipped within a maximum period of 24 hours. Delivery is normally made the next business day after dispatch. The Customer has the right to return any order, sending an email to geral@vinhalvarinho.pt within a maximum period of 14 days after receipt.
Region Dão
Type Branco

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