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Quinta do Vallado Douro White 2019

Overview

This unique white blend features mineral notes on the nose that are well- integrated with the oak. The palate is full-bodied, with excellent acidity, good complexity, citric flavors and a persistent finish.

Wine Facts

 


Winemaker Notes
The grapes come from the winery's Estate vineyards. After hand-picking, destemming and crushing, the resulting must is fermented in French oak casks from different forests. It is then aged for 7 months in French oak barrels (40% new oak, 60% second and third-use barrels) with periodic batonnage.


Serving Hints
Serve slightly chilled as a lovely accompaniment to seafood, chicken and light cream-based dishes.


Producer: Quinta do Vallado
Region: Douro (DOC)
Country: Portugal
Wine Composition: 48% Gouveio, 28% Rabigato; 22% Arinto, 2% Viosinho
Alcohol: 13.0%
Total Acidity: 6.4 G/dm3
Residual Sugar: <0.6 g/dm3
pH: 3.21


Press Highlights

2019: 91 Pts - Wine Spectator, Sept 2021


 
 
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