Style: White wine – Medium bodied, minerally and refreshing
Tasting Note: Enticing aromas of citrus fruits, slightly smoky with a mineral aspect. The palate is lip-smacking, tangy and fresh, balanced, leading to a lengthy elegant finish.
Vintage: 2018 Food Pairing: Delicious with shellfish, salmon or goats’ cheese.
Grape Variety: Fonte Cal and Siria
Producer: Vinhos De Altitude Winemaker: Rui Madeira.
At 700m, very close to the Spanish border, and south of the Douro, Rui Madeira is single-handedly reviving a region’s reputation. He has returned to, and renovated, the winery where he first started honing his craft in Vermiosa. Some of the vines here are exceptionally old such as Fonta Cal and Siria are grown up a mountain near the Spanish border on granite soils packed with silex, which is famed for giving that smoke and gunflint note to wines in the Loire Valley
Region: Beira Interior Classification: DOC Beira Interior
Bottle Size: 75cl
Vegan Friendly: No
Vegetarian Friendly: No
Residual sugar: 4.1 g/l
Press/Review: To follow shortly
Serving Temperature: 10 – 12 ̊ C