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Pale yellow color. Aroma to tropical fruits (Kiwi, banana, pineapple), very mineral. In the mouth it is bulky, balanced and elegant. Good end of test.
José Maria da Fonseca is a family business with almost two centuries of history that, without ever resting on the glories gained, has been able to modernize. Managed by the 6th and 7th generation of the family, it has allied traditional wisdom from a precious heritage to the latest technology to meet the highest standards.
|Producer:||José Maria da Fonseca|
|Oenologist:||Domingos Soares Franco|
|Bottle Size:||75CL - 25,4FL Oz|
|Wine Tipe||White Wine|
|Serving at||10º - 11ºC|
Awards - 17 pts. Julia Harding |
Awards - 17 pts. Julia Harding | Jancis Robinson - Harvest 2014- 17 pts Wine Magazine - Great Choices - Harvest 2017 Tasting Notes Yellow color with wonderful floral and citrus aromas, ripe fruit and light nuances of vanilla, new wine where you can feel the acidity, lots of ripe fruit, some vegetable notes, lemonade and spices and a little dry and persistent at the end of the mouth. The Producer Between Vidigueira and Cuba, in the Lower Alentejo, Herdade do Rocim has about 70 hectares of vineyards, 53 of red varieties and the remaining 17 of white varieties. Characterized by the presence of clay loam and sandy soils, in Herdade do Rocim, the criteria aim to produce high quality grapes. The Rocim Winery, a structuring element of the project, joins wine production to the aesthetic quality of its architecture, functioning as an element of marketing and promotion, qualifier of the region.
Tasting Notes Pato Frio Antão Vaz
Tasting Notes Pato Frio Antão Vaz has a citrine color and the nose denotes tropical fruits with a mineral accent and citrus perceptions. In the mouth it is soft, with a well-marked freshness, which releases all the fruity component of the wine and gives it persistence. The producer The will shapes the territory. To the point of reinventing it. Knowing this, Ribafreixo Wines has been designing, since September 2007, the Herdade do Moinho Branco, at the gates of Vidigueira village. Its 114 ha hectares result from the sum of a set of abandoned farmland plots, as a result of the continuous depopulation of the region and the reduction of agricultural profitability. The name Moinho Branco retains the name by which it was known to the population the building where - taking advantage of the existence of a stream -, in other times, she moved to grind the cereals she produced. The mill is still there.
Awards - Verdelho 2016- Wine &
Awards - Verdelho 2016- Wine & Spirits - 88 Points / Year's Best Portuguese Whites: Best Buy- Decanter - Silver Tasting Notes Characteristic varietal, the fruity notes of passion fruit, mandarin and lime are present. Fresh, elegant and intense, with mineral notes and a long and delicate finish. The Producer Herdade do Esporão is home to a unique terroir that is the result of an alliance of a very particular climate, regulated and softened by the great central lake, with different types of soil, exhibitions and the vast wine heritage of native castes, castes from other wine regions and castes. The typically Mediterranean landscape is composed of smooth undulating plains that occupy a little more than 1,800 hectares of total area, 450 hectares of which are occupied with vines and about 80 hectares occupied with olive groves.
Tasting Notes Pale yellow, clean and
Tasting Notes Pale yellow, clean and bright-looking. In the aroma is elegant and fine, suggests dry vegetable notes and white flowers based on discreet suggestions of exotic and mineral fruit. In the palate it maintains the delicacy, with lemonade sensations, slightly sweet and final fruit brightened by the excellent acidic freshness. Undoubtedly something original created in Alentejo. The Producer Inaugurated on June 15, 2007, Adega Mayor is the fruit of a lasting passion of Rui Nabeiro. The love nourished by the land of Campo Maior is now returned in the form of wine, source of pleasure and a wine cellar created by the architect Siza Vieira, who now draws the landscape and destination of a legendary vineyard in the heart of the Alentejo.
94 pts Robert Parker - Remarkably
94 pts Robert Parker - Remarkably intense, persistent and a final very juicy, with a touch of something that resembles a "pop" tannic. Shows an impressive focus and claw on the palate. Sweet and fruity is not what this wine is about.
Tasting Notes Produced with the
Tasting Notes Produced with the varieties Rabigato and Viosinho. Bright lemonade color. Notes of fresh citrus in the aroma, in combination with touches of graphite and white pepper. Elegant and delicate in the mouth, showing a well defined natural acidity in a long and persistent finish. Accompany well seafood, grilled shrimp, salads and sushi. Ready to drink right now, it will hold up well in the bottle for at least 3 to 5 years after the year of harvest.
Tasting Notes Color: Greenish
Tasting Notes Color: Greenish yellow. Aroma: Fruity passion fruit, honeysuckle flower, a little asparagus, something mineral. Palate: Fruity, good acidity, balanced. The Producer José Maria da Fonseca is a family business with almost two centuries of history that, without ever resting on the glories gained, has been able to modernize. Managed by the 6th and 7th generation of the family, it has allied traditional wisdom from a precious heritage to the latest technology to meet the highest standards.
Awards - "Best of the Region" -
Awards - "Best of the Region" - Contest "Grape of Gold 2016" - Harvest 2014- Silver Medal "Concours Mondial de Bruxelles" 2016 - Harvest 2014- 86 pts. "Wine Enthusiast" - Harvest 2014- 88 pts. "Robert Parker" - Harvest 2014- 86 pts. "Wine Enthusiast - Latest rates - Out.2017" - Harvest 2016 Tasting Notes Greenish color. Mineral and citric aroma. Freshness and complexity that reveal the terroir that gave rise to it. The Producer Between Vidigueira and Cuba, in the Lower Alentejo, Herdade do Rocim has about 70 hectares of vineyards, 53 of red varieties and the remaining 17 of white varieties. Characterized by the presence of clay loam and sandy soils, in Herdade do Rocim, the criteria aim to produce high quality grapes. The Rocim Winery, a structuring element of the project, joins wine production to the aesthetic quality of its architecture, functioning as an element of marketing and promotion, qualifier of the region.
WHIE WINE Region: Alentejo
WHIE WINE Region: Alentejo
Tasting Notes Vivid color with
Tasting Notes Vivid color with shades of citrus lemon. Exuberant nose, very fruity and fresh; the aromas are of the type pineapple, light apricot, some asparagus and nuances of tropical fruits. In the mouth the entrance is fresh, soft and very tasty. With a good acidity, it presents a fresh fruit of the type pineapple, apricot and passion fruit, very balanced and volumoso, has a pleasant and persistent finish. The Producer All the wines from Lavradores de Feitoria - from the great consumption to the great guard - are balanced, elegant and oriented to the good gastronomy, but always with a stamp of the character of the Douro. One should expect, and demand, the strong personality of each brand as an expression of terroir, concept, or even fantasy.
WHITE WINE Region: Douro
WHITE WINE Region: Douro
Tasting Notes It presents itself as
Tasting Notes It presents itself as a fresh, elegant and very aromatic wine. The producer Filipe Palhoça Vinhos is a family business dedicated for over 50 years to viticulture and wine production in the Setúbal Peninsula. Founded in 1950 by Filipe Jorge Palhoça, its roots go back to a small cellar belonging to his father, João Loureiro Palhoça. From an early age in love with viticulture, Filipe Palhoça managed with work and dedication to acquire new properties. For decades it has been oriented towards selling at the cellar door. Then the quality of the wines won the hearts of loyal customers, making him one of the most respected producers in the region. In 1984 he built the modern winery at Quinta da Invejosa, where in the mid-90s the family began bottling their own branded wine.
Tasting Notes Citrus color, aromas
Tasting Notes Citrus color, aromas of white and vegetable fruits of Sauvignon Blanc, light smoked and some bread toast. Wide mouth and complexity of the good maturation of the Alvarinho and vibrant freshness of Arinto. Persistent end. The Producer Inspired by the countryside and vineyards, these wines convey essentially this essence, that of their vineyards and their terroir ...! They are genuine wines of the land, produced with the grapes that have proven to adapt better to the climate and soil of the Homestead, and at the same time dare to innovate with less obvious grape varieties that enhance elegance and a differentiating savoir faire. At Herdade do Freixo, they seek a communion between the essence of the deep terroir of northeast Alentejo, with the most demanding international production processes, always focusing on concentration, longevity, freshness and finesse.
Tasting Notes Bright in appearance
Tasting Notes Bright in appearance and greenish citrus color of pale intensity. It is a wine that has an aroma of exotic profile, with notes of passion fruit and nuances of fresh cut grass. In the mouth it is slight, with mild mineral. Fresh at the end, making it quite pleasant. The producer Founded in 1926 by Messias Baptista, CAVES MESSIAS has been producing and marketing wines from the main demarcated regions: Bairrada-Beiras-Dão-Douro-Vinho Verde-Port. The company is also recognized for the high quality of its Natural Sparkling Wines and Brandy.
Tasting notes In this white, the
Tasting notes In this white, the proximity to the sea is reflected in a more vegetal profile associated to the typical characteristics of the caste, exhibiting slight notes of tropical fruits balanced in the mouth by a fresh acidity. These sensations persist in the palate, in a gentle and enveloping test. The Producer When, 30 years ago, Ole Martin Siem came to Portugal, his agricultural background given his academic and professional background, allowed him to recognize in this country the ideal soil and climate conditions for wine production.He was born in Norway but his work in fruit production and trade has led him to travel around the world a little.Of all the contexts and countries, it was in Portugal that he was fascinated by the wines of Alentejo, and by the breathtaking landscapes of the Vincentian coast.
Tasting Notes Color: Straw yellow.
Tasting Notes Color: Straw yellow. Aroma: Madresilva, banana, meloa, very soft oak wood. Elegant nose with some complexity and fine. Palate: Fruity, good acidity, balanced, elegant and full. The Producer José Maria da Fonseca is a family business with almost two centuries of history that, without ever resting on the glories gained, has been able to modernize. Managed by the 6th and 7th generation of the family, it has allied traditional wisdom from a precious heritage to the latest technology to meet the highest standards.
Tasting Notes Citrus wines. Aroma of
Tasting Notes Citrus wines. Aroma of orange flower, passion fruit and pineapple. It is soft, with a well balanced freshness through the volume of the mouth and a very persistent finish.
WHITE WINE Region: Douro
WHITE WINE Region: Douro
Tasting Notes Of clear and bright
Tasting Notes Of clear and bright aspect, it presents citrine yellow color. In the aroma we have freshness and exoticism, records of lime and lemon tree in balance with notes of white fruit and a pleasant mineral sensation. In the mouth is young and vibrant, follows the profile of the nose, tropical notes of fresh pineapples that lead us to an almost sweet, fresh and persistent finish. For the table or the esplanade, a very versatile company. The Producer Inaugurated on June 15, 2007, Adega Mayor is the fruit of a lasting passion of Rui Nabeiro. The love nourished by the land of Campo Maior is now returned in the form of wine, source of pleasure and a wine cellar created by the architect Siza Vieira, who now draws the landscape and destination of a legendary vineyard in the heart of the Alentejo.
The producer Azores Wine Company was
The producer Azores Wine Company was founded on April 3, 2014 by the partners António Maçanita, Filipe Rocha and Insula Vinus, Lda. The story of three people deeply connected to the Azores, who intersect at the end of the first decade of the 21st century, around a passion to which they devote most of their lives: wine and gastronomy. Several projects to which they are linked include the production of wines in Pico, the recovery of an endangered grape variety, the promotion of wines and gastronomy of the Azores. In 2010, António Maçanita began jointly with the Agrarian Development Services of S. Miguel a work of vinification of the Terrantez do Pico grape variety. Unique in the world, this almost endangered grape variety reveals itself and surprises for its freshness, minerality and salinity.
Tasting Notes Color golden green.
Tasting Notes Color golden green. Exuberant aroma of tropical fruits. Taste rich in fruit, fine, elegant and with a good balance of acidity. The Producer Created from the roots of the Alentejo landscape is the Herdade dos Grous. In Albernoa, 17 kilometers from Beja, Herdade dos Grous brings together the production of wine, agro-livestock, rural tourism and wine tourism. The Alentejo, the largest province in Portugal, holds the traditional Portuguese charm and the Moura heritage, evident in all its architecture. The continental climate of Mediterranean influences offers ideal conditions for the production of great wines and regional products of the highest quality.
Tasting Notes Of yellow color and
Tasting Notes Of yellow color and traces greenish this wine presents great minerality and notes of ripe citrus well marked. In the test it presents a greasiness, reflecting the stage on the lees with slight battonage during 6 months before the bottling. A complex wine full of harmony and elevation. has a wide gastronomic spectrum. The Producer Connected for several generations to the José de Mello family, Monte da Ravasqueira is located in the municipality of Arraiolos, an hour away from Lisbon, occupying a vast area of typical Alentejo landscape whose management and operation is assured by the D. Diniz Agricultural Society , SA.
The producer Situated in the center
The producer Situated in the center of the demarcated Bairrada region, with 18 hectares of vineyards, Casa de Saima is linked to the production of quality wine. The vineyards of Casa de Saima are spread over small plots of land, situated in the best "terroir" of the region, brightening the landscape with its characteristic feature. Here, the old, irregularly planted vines coexist with the most modern vines of orderly measure.
Tasting Notes Color clear, with
Tasting Notes Color clear, with greenish citrus lavas. Delicate aroma with notes of lemon, green apple and dried linden flower. In the mouth we find the same fresh fruit and the typical crunchy minerality in balance with fresh acidity. The Producer The Magnum Wines was born fed by a Ribeiro, Santo by the way, because it never would have dried or because the devotion thus credited it. Located in Oliveira do Conde, in the heart of the vineyard of Lusitânia, between the rivers Mondego and Dão, it is here that the most adventurous vineyards the country knows, and it was here that Carlos Rodrigues and Carlos Lucas began the extraordinary adventure of a life dedicated to the vineyards.
Tasting Notes In the nose it
Tasting Notes In the nose it presents aromas of citrus fruits and tropical fruits, giving it an exotic sublime and complex touch. It has a good natural acidity that gives it a unique liveliness and vivacity. The Producer Quinta do Carmo is located in the Alentejo region, a few kilometers from the city of Estremoz. It is a typically Alentejo property, with a total area of 1000ha, on which are included 150ha of Vineyard, 350ha of cork trees and forests. After a long-term joint venture with the prestigious Lafite Rothschild Group, Bacalhôa Vinhos de Portugal acquired the whole Quinta in 2008, which became the center of vinification and production of all wines from the Alentejo of the Bacalhôa group. The wine cellar, with modern and attractive lines, underwent a considerable renovation in technological terms and technique of wine production.