Monte Velho Branco 201875cl Volume
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The Alentejo - literally "beyond the Tagus River" - is the wine region that runs from Lisbon south to the Algarve region. It is often referred to as 'Portugal's California'.
This is where the Portuguese white wine Monte Velho Branco 2018, a fresh, fruity wine comes from, offering scents of cool tropical fruit. In the mouth, it turns out to be dry and soft, with touches of delicious pear and melon. Thanks to its beautiful minerality, it is an excellent accompaniment for fish dishes, seafood and pasta, but also for dishes based on pork and vegetarian dishes.
Description of Monte Velho Branco 2018
Monte Velho Branco 2018 (Antão Vaz, Loureiro, Perrum, Roupeiro and Verdelho)
- Sight: Straw yellow, clear and bright
- Nose: Soft but predominant aromas of tropical fruits.
- Mouth: Open wide and dry to the palate, medium body. You can taste notes of pear, cherry and melon. With a medium finish with touches of minerals.
NAME OF ORIGIN: Alentejano.
UVAS: Loureiro, Roupeiro, Antão Vaz, Perrum, Verdelho.
Ageing: 2 months in stainless steel barrels, after bottling are matured 2 months before marketing.
WINEMAKING: The grapes were harvested between late August and early September, destemmed and crushed. The must was cooled and cold settled before being pressed with a membrane press. Fermentation began using cultured yeast that lasted 15 days at 14°C in a stainless steel tank. The wine was matured in the tank for 2 months before being fined, filtered and bottled. It was then further matured in the bottle for 2 months before release.
WINE MARIDAJE: Pasta, seafood, pork, perfect for vegetarian and vegan dishes.
RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 6-8°C
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.5%.
How to serve
The philosophy of the company “The Esporão project began in the Alentejo from an irrepressible desire to make the finest wines. This is the basis of everything we do and something we extend to other products and regions. Everywhere, nature inspires us and helps us to improve. We respect and protect it, building a more promising future."More about the Winery
Reviews of Monte Velho Branco 2018
if I am brutally honest we enjoyed 2016 slightly more than 2017 but will look forward to 2018 with relish.