Vinha de Púcaros

Vinha de Púcaros, Encruzado, 2020

This Vinha de Púcaros Encruzado 2020 is a monovarietal, comes from a vineyard portion of the Encruzado grape variety of Quinta do Paço. This is a 100% Encruzado wine that offers the best testimony since single terroir, from granite soils. In its winemaking had a 3-month aging in French oak barrels.

Winemaker Pedro Pereira’s Tasting Notes:
The Wine Vinha de Púcaros Encruzado has a lemon yellow color. Complex aroma in the mouth features notes of green apple and tea.





The 2020 vintage, Vinha de Púcaros Encruzado was classified with 17 points in Grandes Escolhas, n76, Aug 2023.
According to Luis Lopes: Encruzado da Quinta do Paço, part fermented in barrels. Time has given it aromatic intensity, now showing hints of orange and green apple. Beautiful texture in the mouth, lightly smoked, always on the austere side but revealing elegance and finesse. Very attractive, on point to drink.


The 2018 vintage, Vinha de Púcaros Encruzado was classified with 87 points, attributed by Marcelo Copello.
According to Marcelo Copello: Very light and bright straw color. Delicate, discreet aroma, citrus notes, white fruit, mineral note. Light on the palate, thin, fresh, 13% alcohol, with good acidity.