Elaboration of Barros Imperial Branco
Barros Imperial Branco
- View: Color citric alive.
- Nose: Aroma of fresh flowers.
- Mouth: pleasant flavor with a fresh, long and harmonious finish.
APPELLATION: Oporto (Portugal).
VINEYARD: Barros.GRAPES: Viñas Viejas.
AGEING: Matures in stainless steel tanks and oak barrels for 3 years.
PREPARATION: The grapes are de-stemmed and pressed, then proceeds with maceration stainless steel tanks to extract color, tannins and aromas. fermentation is then carried out in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures of 16 to 18 ° C and add grape brandy which causes a fortified wine.
WINE PAIRING: Perfect to serve as an aperitif or to accompany dried fruits, salads, cold cuts and tropical fruits.
RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 8-10 ° C
The company was founded in 1913 by Manuel de Almeida with the designation "Almeida em Comandita", which exclusively dedicated itself to the Port Wine trade. In times of economical and political crisis in Europe, which expanded on a global level, many entrepreneurs lost amounts of money and went into bankrupcy. But this was not the case of Barros: His company grew and is one of the most recognized names in the industry nowadays.More about the Winery