Quinta do Penedo Encruzado Branco 2016

Messias (Dao)

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Messias produces the Quinta do Penedo Encruzado Branco 2016 , a white wine from Dao made of encruzado of 2016 and presents an alcohol content of 13%. Drinks&Co users evaluate this white wine with 4 out of 5 points.

Technical sheet · Quinta do Penedo Encruzado Branco

Type Of Wine: white wine
Vintage: 2016 Other vintages
2017, 2015, 2013 and 2011
Appellation:Dao (Dao,Portugal)
Winery: Messias
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Encruzado
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13%

Description · Messias

Quinta do Penedo Encruzado Branco 2016 (Encruzado)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Quinta do Penedo Encruzado Branco 2016 has a citrus, pale, greenish colour.
  • Nose: Earthy mineral notes are predominant, enveloped in a flowery environment with hints of citric fruits and a smoky aura.
  • Mouth: Fresh sensations on the mouth, with clay and lemon flavours. Dry and elegant, with a medium body, and a long and expressive finish.

APPELLATION: DaoVINEYARD: Caves Messias. Founded in 1926, this vineyard produces wine from the main regions in Portugal. Quinta do Penedo, where Quinta do Penedo Encruzado Branco 2016 is cultivated, has a total of 20 hectares located in the Dão region and it dates back to 1930. The sandy soil of granitic origin favours the growth of national varieties. Pine and cherry trees are also planted in the vineyard in full production.

GRAPES: Encruzado.

AGEING: Aged for six months in French and American oak barrels.

PREPARATION: The grapes are harvested, selected, and lightly presses prior to vinification. The fermentation is carried out naturally using only indigenous yeasts, and it takes place in old used barrels. The wine is then left to age in oak barrels to reach its full potential.

PAIRING: Perfect to be served as an appetizer, but also to accompany chicken and turkey dishes.

RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 8-10°C

ALCOHOL: 12%

Messias

The portuguese vineyard Caves Messias produces excellent wine since 1926. Founded by Mr. Messias Baptista, who acted as a chariman until 1973, it still is a family-owned company. The winery is situated in the center of Portugal in the region of Bairrada, where the estate covers vineyards of...

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Wine House Portugal

Posted on at 11.10

4/5

Quinta do Penedo Encruzado Branco 2016

The company was founded in 1926 by Mr. Messias Baptista, who served the chairman until 1973. The management is still held by the descendants of MESSIAH family. Since its foundation que Messiah Has Been producing and selling high quality wines from the main demarcated regions: Bairrada, Douro, Dão, Vinho Verde, Borders and Port. The company is also known for the high quality of its Champagne method Sparkling aged wines and brandies

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Portugal Vineyards

Posted on at 11.19

4 /5

Smoky, mineral and orange incisor in aroma, very balanced mouth, medium body, light creaminess with smooth edge of dryness, lemony, long and very expressive in its delicate elegance.

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Reviews about Quinta do Penedo Encruzado Branco 2011

Hayley Thompson
Hayley Thompson

4/5

Quinta Penedo Encruzado 2011
Right with a Caesar salad. I was lucky enough to try it with a client.
Has a deep golden yellow colour. Honeyed aromas. It went through like water.

Reviews about Quinta do Penedo Encruzado Branco 2017

Portugal Vineyards
Portugal Vineyards

4/5

16,5 pts Vinho Grandes Escolhas - Smoky, mineral and orange incisor in aroma, very balanced mouth, medium body, light creaminess with smooth edge of dryness, lemony, long and very expressive in its delicate elegance.

Reviews about Quinta do Penedo Encruzado Branco 2015

Portugal Vineyards
Portugal Vineyards

4/5

Smoky, mineral and orange incisor in aroma, very balanced mouth, medium body, light creaminess with smooth edge of dryness, lemony, long and very expressive in its delicate elegance.

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