Grapes are hand-picked and fermentation occurs in temperature controlled, stainless steel tanks. Wine undergoes 3 months of battonage in tank before bottling. Light fresh and aromatic a great way into the white of Portugal.
Notes on the Producer
Today the Dão is probably the best place in Portugal to find fresher aromatic styles of wine made from one of the many interesting indigenous grape varieties Portugal has to offer. And Alvaro Castro is arguably the best winemaker in the region. With white varieties such as Encruzado, Cerceal Branco and Bical and reds such as the Tourigas Nacional and Roriz, Alfrocheiro, Jaen, Tinta Amarela and Tinta Cão, it’s not surprising that Alvaro makes many different wines. What links them is his of traditional and modern techniques, creating wines of balance and integrity.