2018 Quintas de Melgaço QM Alvarinho Nature white
The exceptional terroir of Melgaço was praised in the elaboration of this Alvarinho with the minimum intervention of the winemaker and the maximum expression of nature. The result is pale in color and distinguished by the mineral aromas of chipped stone and wet sand, citrus peel and pulp. Fresh and chewy structure, very persistent and digestive. Perfect to accompany seafood and all traditional or creative fish dishes. Ideal with cheeses.
The rarity of Alvarinho, low production and distinction make these grapes one of the most valuable of Portugal. The quality of the grapes come from natural reasons of soil and microclimate, but also cultural practices who gently treats the vines and carefully refines the best ripeness for harvesting, capital phase for the definition of wine performance. In winemaking, Quinta de Melgaço follows the traditional methods and oenological practices considered most suitable for the sub-region, contributing to extract all the quality of the grapes arrive at the winery. This is where Quintas de Melgaço gives carefully their own identity to the wines it produces. Prior to bottling, the technical experts attending the wine presents a correct chemical composition is adequately clear and present proof qualities. For certification, the wine is subjected to the laboratory Viticulture Commission of the Vinho Verde Region, which, upon approval, issues the seals. There is great concern about the quality of the bottle and the cork, so that makes the wine have a well evolve in the bottle and a good performance in the cup.