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Casa Américo, Encruzado, 2021
This 100% Encruzado wine, the queen white variety of Dão, offers the best testimony of this unique terroir, with high granitic soils, with the influence of the Serra da Estrela mountain, in the Dão region.
This Encruzado single-variet variety comes from a 40-year-old Quinta do Aral plot. In its vinification it had a slight aging in french oak barrels.
The white wine Casa Américo Encruzado 2021 has a lemon yellow color with greenish tinges, a delicate aroma, it is creamy in the mouth, with a vibrant acidity and a long, mineral finish.
REVIEWS AND AWARDS:
Gold Medal in the Best Dão Wines competition, awarded to Casa Américo Encruzado 2021 in the Dão Varietal Wines category.
Casa Américo Encruzado 2021 received 17 Points in Grandes Escolhas magazine.”From the Aral vineyard, at altitude. Full aroma, as is usual in young wines (serious ones…) of this variety, with very light smoke accompanying the citrus fruit. With a medium body, it has an excellent acid balance, revealing tension and firmness in the crunchy finish. It still needs time, imagine.” Luis Lopes tasting notes.
Gold Medal in the Best Dão Wines competition, awarded to Casa Américo Encruzado 2019 in the Dão Varietal Wines category 2021
The Casa Américo Branco Encruzado 2019 obtained 17 points in the blind tasting of Encruzados in the magazine Paixão pelo Vinho, in issue #81.
Tasting Notes: COLOR: Citrus yellow, with greenish tones, clean. AROMA: Intense with notes of citrus fruits, especially its peel, apple. TASTE: It has good acidity and freshness, is a gastronomic wine, with an enveloping body, fruity notes and a long and attractive finish.
The 2018 vintage of Casa Américo Encruzado received 90 points awarded in Wine Enthusiast magazine.
According to Roger Voss : “A brief burst of aging in wood gave visibility to this celebration of the white variety of Dão. Thus, a touch of toast adds complexity to a wine that is ready to drink.” + Info
The Casa Américo Encruzado, vintage 2018, received 92 points and the Best Buy rating in Wine & Spirits magazine.
Casa Américo Encruzado vintage 2018, was scored 89 points by Robert Parker in the Wine Advocate Magazine.
Casa Américo Encruzado 2016 received 88 points awarded by GS in the Wine Spectator magazine.
Tasting notes of Casa Américo Encruzado according to GS, “Honey-tinged, showing lots of freshness, this medium-bodied white offers poached pear, peach and melon notes, with herb and mineral details marking the finish.” — GS +Info
The 2016 vintage, by Casa Américo Encruzado received 88 points awarded in Wine Enthusiast magazine.
“The wine, briefly aged in oak, is a tribute to one of the greatest white grapes in Portugal. Under the spice, the wine is rich and creamy, mixed with a touch of acidity and finished with a touch of pepper. Drink it now.” , quoted by Roger Voss. + Info
The vintage 2015 Casa Américo Encruzado received 89 points awarded in Wine Enthusiast magazine.
According to Roger Voss, the Casa Américo Encruzado wine is characterized as: “Just a touch of aging in oak has given this wine a spicy character that enhances its rich, creamy texture and its fresh, clear character. With apple and pear fruits and good acidity at the end, this wine needs more time. Drink from the end of 2018.” + Info
Gold Medal in the Best Bottled Dão Wines competition, awarded to Casa Américo Encruzado 2014 in the category Dão Wines 2017.
Gold Medal, in the Wines of Portugal Competition, 2016 Edition.
The 2014 vintage of Casa Américo Encruzao received 90 points awarded in Wine Enthusiast magazine.
Quoted by Roger Voss: “Lightly wood-aged and spicy, this is a fine reflection of this great grape variety. It’s rich and smooth, yet still retains the minerality, crunchy apricot and green plum. Drink this stunning 2017 wine. ” + Info
91 points were awarded to Casa Américo Encruzado, vintage 2014. in Wine & Spirits magazine.
The 2014 vintage of Casa Américo Encruzado received 87 points awarded by KM, in the Wine Spectator magazine.
According to KM, Casa Américo Encruzado is a wine “Ripe, with baked apple, roasted pear and smoky notes. Vanilla and pastry details envelop the finish.” +Info
Robert Parker awarded 86 points to Casa Américo Encruzado, 2014 vintage in Wine Advocate magazine.