Vinho Verde Encosta do Xisto - Reserve Brut White
One very special sparkling white wine from the region of Vinho Verde.
The first thing we notice it’s is cirrus color with golden reflexes.
In the nose its citrus, yellow lemon and tangera with light notes of baking.
In the palate it’s dry, very fruity with good acidity, polished edges, long and persistent.
Delivery: 2 to 6 weeks
Delivers all over the world by truck, air and sea. In LCL or full container.
Shelf Life / Products Validity: We always deliver with the maximum validity.
Sparkling White Wine
Classification: D.O.C. Vinho Verde
Type: Vinho Verde Sparkling Wine / Reserve Brut
Brand name: Encosta do Xisto – Espumante Reserva Bruto
Acidity: 5,9 g/dm3
Sugar: 6,1 g/dm3
ABV: 12% Vol.
Varieties: Loureiro and Arinto
Region: North of Portugal Vinho Verde Region
Soil type: Granite derived
Climate: Mediterranean with Atlantic influence
Type: Hand picking
First Fermentation: Stainless steel with controlled temperature, after static decanting.
Maturation: In stainless steel vessels at 8°C.
Second Fermentation: Traditional method, in bottles in the cellar with temperature between 10-12 ° C.
Dégorgement: After 15 months in bottle.
Colour: Citrus with golden reflexes.
Nose: Citrus, yellow lemon and tangera, light notes of baking.
Palate: Dry, fruity, good acidity, polished edges, long and persistent.
Consumption temperature recommended: 6/8 °C
The Vinho Verde
The Portuguese Vinho Verde is unique in the world.
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.
Sparkling Vinho Verde shares the typical Vinho Verde profile, with enhanced aromatic freshness and a greater complexity of flavors.
The consumer's preference dictates the choice between Brut Natural and Sweet, depending on the concentration of residual sugar, or between Reserve and Grand Reserve, determined by the time in the bottle.
Ancient and of high-quality, produces wines of citrus color, a fine, elegant aroma, ranging from fruity citrus (lemon) to floral (freesia and rose) and molasses (bouquet), with a fruity flavor with slight acidity, fresh, harmonious, full-bodied and persistent.
Grape grown throughout the region. The wines are citrus and straw-colored, and feature a rich aroma of fruity citrus, pome fruit (ripe pear and apple) and flowers (lantana).
The taste is fresh, harmonious and persistent.
In the properties, with about 24 hectares of vineyards, you can find the best grape varieties of the region, giving rise to white wines (Loureiro, Alvarinho, Trajadura and Pedernã), 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.
- 6 Bottles
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