Herdade dos Grous White Reserva 2021

HARVEST The winter of 2021 had high levels of precipitation that helped to restore water reserves in most soils. In spring, with some heat spikes, followed by mild temperatures, there was an acceleration in the grape’s phenological state. Temperatures remained mild in the summer, thus allowing a regular and balanced development of the grapes' maturation, and the beginning of the harvest on August 4th, as in the previous year. Alvarinho was the first grape to be harvested, on August 13th, followed by Viognier and Arinto. The last grape to be colected was Antão Vaz, by the end of August VITICULTURE Vintage: 2021 Grape Varieties: Antão Vaz (40%), Arinto (30%), Alvarinho (20%), Viognier (10%) Soils: Sedimentary schist and greywack soils Irrigation: Localized irrigation with strictly controlled requirements and in accordance with quality parameter; Production: 6 ton/ha WINEMAKING The reception and vinification of each variety is made separately. The grapes are hand-selected, destemmed and cooled untill 10ºC . After pressing, musts are cold-settled for up to 2 days. Fermentation takes place new french oak barrels, aged with "battonage" and "sur lies" for 6 months more. TASTING NOTES Golden green colour. Intense and complex peaches and lime aroma with toasted notes from the oak barrels. The palate is rich in fruit, mineral and with good complexity. Food Pairing: Rich fish dishes white meat SERVING SUGGESTION Service Temperature - 10 - 12ºC 2022 - 2027

Product Number: 2
Wine Producer: Herdade dos Grous
Vintage: 2021
Region / Appellation: Vinho Regional Alentejano
Country: Portugal
Wine Colour: White
Wine Style: Still
RRP Bottle Price (£): 26,95
Is this wine new to the UK?: Yes