Vinho Verde Encosta do Xisto - Vinhão Red

Portuguese Vinho Verde Red Wine

In the palate it’s full-bodied and persistent. Full of mature berries, long and complex. Like the majority of red wine Vinho Verde it’s fresh and young.

With a violet red colour, it has a fantastic aroma at young red fruits such as blueberries, raspberries and strawberries.

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Rose Wine Vinho Verde

Classification: D.O.C.Vinho Verde
Type: Vinho Verde / Red – Select Harvest
Brand name: Encosta do Xisto - Vinhão

Acidity: 10,4 g/dm3
pH: 3,28
Sugar: <1,5 g/dm3
ABV: 10,5% Vol.

Viticulture

Varieties: 100% Vinhão
Region: North of Portugal Vinho Verde Region
Soil type: Granite derived
Climate: Mediterranean with Atlantic influence

Harvest

Month: Beginning of October
Type: Hand picking

Vinification

Fermentation: traditional granite wine press.
Maturation: In stainless steel vessels at 8°C.

Colour: Violet red.
Nose: Young red fruits such as blueberries, raspberries and strawberries.
Palate: Full-bodied and persistent, with mature berries, long and complex in the mouth, very fresh and young.

This it’s a very good red wine Vinho Verde, produced in Portugal in the demarcated region of Vinho Verde in northwestern Portugal. In the palate it’s full-bodied and persistent. Full of mature berries, long and complex. Like the majority of red wine Vinho Verde it’s fresh and young.

With a violet red colour, it has a fantastic aroma at young red fruits such as blueberries, raspberries and strawberries.

One wine we recommend to be drunk at 12/14 °C.

Very good wine to be drunk with tradition dishes like the famous Portuguese Cozido a Portuguesa or the Feijoada a Transmontana.

Also very good with, Grilled sardines, Chicken in spicy tomato sauce, Steak sandwich with caramelized onion or with the traditional dry and salted codfish dishes.

Awards

  • Best buy in the portuguese wine magazine “Revista de Vinhos”  in 2013
  • “Green Honor” Medal in the Wine Competition from the Viticulture Commission of the Vinho Verde Region in 2007
  • “Green Silver” Medal in the Wine Competition from the Viticulture Commission of the Vinho Verde Region in 2004
  • Bronze Medal in the Wine Competition from the Viticulture Commission of the Vinho Verde Region in 2003

The Vinho Verde Vineyard

The vineyard 

In the properties, with about 24 hectares of vineyards, you can find the best grape varieties of the region, giving rise to red wines (Vinhão), much respected in the region.

The harvest is carried out manually, with the separation of grape varieties, to allow a separated vinification, for later the lots being made in accordance with the characteristics of the wines produced.

In our estate, in the north of Portugal, you can find the cellar where all our Vinho Verde is made, with the most recent processes, using exclusively grapes from our own vineyards.

The Vinho Verde

Logo Vinho VerdeVinho Verde is unique in the world.

Its vibrant freshness, elegance, lightness and aromatic and flavorful expressions, especially its fruity and floral notes, are the characteristics that define and differentiate Vinho Verde.

Exclusively produced in the demarcated region of Vinho Verde in northwestern Portugal, it is only produced from the indigenous grape varieties of the region, preserving its typicity of aromas and flavors as unique in the world of wine.

Red Vinho Verde wines are an intense red color, sometimes with a pink or bright red foam, and with a vinous aroma, especially of berries. In the mouth it is fresh and intense, and a very good food wine.

The grapes Vinhão

Grapes VinhaoA variety with major expansion, grown throughout the region for its quality and because it is the only red variety in the region.

Produces wines of intense garnet red color, with a vinous aroma, evidenced in the berry aromas (blackberry and raspberry), with an equally vinous, full-bodied and slightly astringent taste.

This wine Vinho Verde is suitable for pairing with vegetarian meals. The wine is certified by The Vegan Society.

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Data sheet

Box:
6 Bottles
Pallet:
600 Bottles

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