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Casal Sta. Maria Late Harvest

The Casal Sta. Maria Late Harvest is a wine with the classification Vinho Regional Lisboa exclusively elaborated from the variety Petit Manseng.

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DESCRIPTION

Region: Colares/Sintra

Classification: Vinho Regional Lisboa

Varieties: Petit Manseng

Vinification: The hand-picked grapes go through a tight selection process in the vineyard and winery. The grapes mature until end of October in the vineyard. After crushing 12h of skin maceration; fermentation is made in old French oak barrels and stopped by cold.

Consumption: 3 years.

Alcohol: 12%

Winemaker: Jorge Rosa Santos & António Figueiredo

TASTING NOTES

Color: Gold with a beautiful amber color.

Aroma: Crystallized marmalade, ripened peaches, light presence of almonds, tangerine skin and baked yellow apples.

Palate: Oily texture, honeyed sweetness character, balanced with crispy acidity and final hints of tobacco leafs.

AWARDS

• 17 Points / Revista de Vinhos

FOOD PAIRING

• Caramel mousse with Casal’s red fruits coulis and crumble
• Sponge cake with a sea touch and a sweet moment
• Colares reineta apple pie in shortcrust pastry with wild fruits reduction