Lavradores de Feitoria, Cheda Branco, Douro, Portugal, 2021
Grapes are from the family vineyards planted along the Douro valley that have an average age of 25 to 30 years. The grapes for the Branco are selected from vineyards at a higher altitude than for the tinto.
Destemming is followed by crushing, then fermentation in stainless steel tanks with a controlled temperatures, with pressing and a malo-lactic fermentation. Ageing is in stainless steel vats.
No oak ageing
Fresh and fruity, this lemon coloured wine is aromatic, revealing tropical fruit, plums and watermelon. Fresh and fruity on the palate, it is very elegant with balanced acidity and some minerality. A beautiful contrast of citrus and tropical fruit.
Seafood, pasta and poultry dishes.
Malvasia Fina 60%
6 x 75cl
Award: James Suckling 92- 93 Points