Castelo do Sulco Sparkling

Colour: White Vintage:2016 Alcohol Content: 12,0%

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

Vera Moreira & António Ventura

Grape Varieties

Arinto & 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 fermentation, it was submitted to batonnage for 30 days. The sparkling process is applied using the champenoise process.

Tasting Notes

Intense and luminous citrus colour. Fresh and light at first, then an explosion of mouthwatering flavours with spicyaromas, 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.