Clean and bright yellow straw color. In the nose is complex and intense, revealing some white pulp fruit notes, slight tropical green and toast. On the palate it is well balanced and unctuous with a long and persistent after- taste.
The grapes that origin this wine came from the vineyards of Quinta de Pancas located in Alenquer. The vineyards are spread on a chain of hills and valleys protected by “Montejunto” mountains . The soils are fine textured, neutral and clay-calcareous. The climate is Mediterranean with Atlantic influence . The Chardonnay grapes came from the plot 34 . This vines are 15 years old. This plot is located 200 meters above the sea level.
Vintage occurred on the 28th August, grapes were handpicked to 15 kg boxes and quickly transported to the winery. There, they were pressed whole soft pressing was followed by a cold settling of the must. with great freshness. The wine rested for 24 hours without maceration, followed by a slow fermentation in 228 liter French oak barrels, where it aged during 9 months with a weekly “battonage”.
Perfect companion for fish, codfish and poultry dishes as well as aged cheese. Serve at 10-12 °C.