CAMINHOS CRUZADOS COLHEITA BRANCO | DÃO D.O.P. 2020
Encruzado, Cerceal-Branco and Malvasia-fina
A batch of three white grape varieties from Dão, where the intention is to combine the different characteristics of the grape varieties that make it up in order to achieve balance and harmony, as well as the gastronomic aptitude that characterize the good white wines of this region. In a nutshell: elegant, fresh and vibrant! By aging part of the Encruzado batch in French oak barrels, the intention was to reinforce its complexity, as well as its volume and structure.
Grilled fish, seafood, sushi. It should be served at a temperature between 8 and 10ºC.
Manual harvest into 15 Kg boxes.
Separate vinification of the Encruzado variety. Manual selection on carpet of choice. After destemming and crushing, the resulting masses were sent to a pneumatic press where the must was separated from the skins, the must being subjected to static decantation at low temperature for 48 hours, for clarification. Fermented in stainless steel vats at controlled temperature, part of the Encruzado batch aged for about 6 months in new and used French oak barrels.
Alcohol Content: 13%