a… “White from Outrora”
This wine was born from vineyards of Arinto about 30 years old and centenarian vines of Bical and Cercial that we find in the old vineyards of Bairrada. It is a pure and simple approach to the clay-limestone soils os the region and to the Atlantic climate, which allows a unique expression of minerality and salinity in wine.
The 2016 HARVEST
The year 2016 was characterized by a very cold and rainy spring and a hot dry summer, with the rain reappearing at the end of September, after these grapes had been harvested. The high thermal amplitudes os the area and the fresh Bairrada nights allowed us to obtain a wine loaded with freshness and elegance that asks us to sit at the table with our fish, seafood and maybe something more…
Winemakers: Nuno do Ó & João Soares
REGION: D.O.C. BAIRRADA
VARIETY: Arinto (80%), Bical (10%) and Sercial (10%)
N° BOTTLES: 3500
PRODUCER: V PURO
CLIMATE: Mediterranean with atlantic influence. Great temperature variations with hot days and cool nights.
SOIL: Clay and limestone.
WINEMAKING: Whole bunch pressing with stems. Slight natural settling and slow spontaneous fermentation. The Arinto is fermented in tank and the Bical and Serial in used barrels os 225 l.
MATURATION: 10 months on fine lees.
Bottled on July 2017 and aging in the bottle ever since.
Total acidity: 7,04 g/l
Volatile acidity: 0,41 g/l
Residual sugar: 2,2 g/l
Deep minerality in the nose with notes of chalk and some spice. Fine citrus notes and white fruit providing freshness and elegance. In the mouth freshness in the word od order with great depth and length, making this wine a serious companion of seafood and fish..
Great bottle raging potential.
Drink at 12°C.