Casa Américo

In memory of Américo Seabra

ABOUT THE WINE

Handpicked grapes. Pressing with full destemming with pellicular maceration for 10h at 12ºC. The fermentation started in small stainless steel vats at controlled temperature and in in small 225L French oak barrels, were it rested for 3 months, with battonage.

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Grape Varieties: 100% Encruzado
Alcohol: 13 % vol.
Total Acidity: 6.3 g/l
pH: 3,28
Total Sugar: 1.5 g/l
Aging: 3 months in 225L French oak barrels

“A short burst of wood aging has raised the profile of this celebration of the Dão’s own white grape.” Roger Voss (Wine Enthusiast)