SPARKLING WINE ARINTO & BAGA RESERVE 2014

Classification D.O.C.

Region Bairrada

Grape varieties 50% Arinto and 50% Baga

Harvest year 2014

Alcohol 12,5%

Vinification Full destemming, pneumatic pressing and alcoholic fermentation at 16ºC. Of the Baga variety only about 40% of the grape yield was used. Sparkling by classical method.

Ageing 18 months in cellar and 3 months after Dégorgement.

Longevity 3 to 5 years

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TASTING NOTES

Crystalline appearance with persistent fine bubble and presence of crown.
Citrus colour with slight greenish hues.
Fruity and fresh aroma, highlighting notes of red fruits (blueberry and cassis), light mineral finish.
Green apple flavour, masked with a well-married brioche, crispy, elegant involving mousse with persistent finish.

MAIN DISTINCTIONS

Gold Medal / Portugal Wine Trophy 2018

Commended / Decanter World Wine Awards 2018

Gold Medal / Mundus Vini 2018

Commended / International Wine Challenge 2018

Bronze Medal / International Wine Challenge 2017

Silver Medal / Mundus Vini 2016

Silver Medal / Portugal Wine Trophy 2016

Silver Medal / Mundus Vini 2015

FOOD PAIRING

For leisure moments, as an aperitif or to pair with delicacies of Mediterranean cuisine like Bairrada suckling pig.