Color: White Wine
Grape varieties: Arinto and Antão Vaz
Harvest Period: Begining of September
Fermentation: French oak and Acacia
Ageing: 10 month in french oak and Acacia barrels with Batonnage
Alcohol: 13.5 % vol
Residual Sugar: 2 g/lt
Producer: Quinta do Piloto – Vinhos, Lda
Quinta do Piloto comes from small vineyards situated in Lau, planted with many different varieties, the most important are Arinto and Antão vaz. These special vines tend to offer delicate and mineral wines with great complexity. These vineyard is planted in a sandy soil. The final result it’s an impressive wine, with great intensity, freshness and volume.
Quinta do Piloto is state located in Palmela region from Cardoso family. Cardoso family is one of the ancient Palmela families with great traditions in making the best and traditionalist Palmela wines. Humberto Cardoso was the creator of Quinta do Piloto, now Filipe Cardoso is the 4th generation of the family that keep the company running.
Color: Pale color with yellow hints
Nose: Full-flavored blend revealing layered complex fruit aroma, butter and toast, and mineral notes
Palate: Well-integrated oak, a soft acidity and impressive persistence in the palate, with great ageing potential.