Castelo do Sulco Brut Sparkling

Colour: Harvest Vintage:2012 Alcohol Content: 13% Technical Sheet: Castelo do Sulco Sparkling

History

The Lisbon wine region has a long and great wine tradition. Its diversity of microclimates allows the winemaker to create top quality wines, recognized national and internationally.

Winemaker

António Ventura and Vera Moreira

Grape Varieties

Arinto and Chardonnay.

Winemaking

At the beginning of September, the grapes are manually and selectively harvested. Slight cold skin maceration in the pneumatic press before fermentation. It sits for 18 days at 16ºC . After fer-mentation, it was submitted to batonnage for 30 days. The sparkling process is applied using the champenoise process.

Tasting Note

Intense and luminous citrus colour. Fresh and light at first, then an explosion of mouthwatering flavours with spicy aromas, dried fruit and herbs notes in abundance. The mouth is creamy and well filled with fine acidity cut . Persistent string of fine bubbles .Tiny and smooth bubbles, gives excep-tional characteristics to this sparkling.The finish is long, rich and extremely expressive.

Food Suggestions

Castelo do Sulco Sparkling should be consumed at 8ºC temperature as an appetizer or taken with roasted pork and light meats or even after meal as a celebration.