Antonio Madeira 2015 Vinhas Velhas Branco, Dao DOP
Item Number: 11987
Sub Region: Dao
Appellation/AVA: Dao DOC
Estate Grown Wine: Yes
Grape(s): White Blend
Type: Wine - White
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Alc by Vol(%): 13
Viticulture: Practicing Organic
Soil Type: Granite
Case Production: 280
Vineyard Notes: The Antonio Madeira Branco is sourced from 10 small vineyards ranging in 50 to 120 years of age. The vines grow on granite, and the grapes Siria, Fernao Pires, Bical, Arinto, and Cereal account for 75% of the blend.
Winemaking Notes: This field blend white wine is made using native yeast. Fermentation is slow and long, lasting about 10 months. The wine then ages for about 18 months between stainless steel (85%) and 500-liter neutral french oak barrels.
Tasting Notes: Terrific minerality, length, freshness, and salinity define this white wine.