Malvasia

The Casal Sta. Maria Malvasia is a wine with the classification Vinho Regional Lisboa exclusively elaborated from the variety Malvasia de Colares.

* Minimum order of 6 bottles

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DESCRIPTION

Region: Colares/Sintra

Classification: Vinho Regional Lisboa

Varieties: Malvasia

Vinification: Vineyards are planted on the “hard-soil” of Colares. Very late manual harvest, intentional to allow the development of all the aromatic components of this variety. The grapes go through a tight selection process in the vineyard and winery. Skin Maceration of 100% of the grapes between 6-8 hours and then gently crushed and pressed. Fermentation occurs in stainless steel vats followed by ageing on fine lees with battonage until the end of January. Light filtration before bottling.

Consumption: Should be drunk around 6-8ºC.

Alcohol: 12%

Winemaker: Jorge Rosa Santos & António Figueiredo

TASTING NOTES

Color: Very bright green with golden reflections.

Aroma: Delicate aromatic flowers typical of the variety, anis and tangerine flavors, fresh and vibrant a good expression of the wild and difficult terroir where it grows.

Palate: Immediate sensation of freshness and acidity, notes of orange and tangerine compote, long finish and the characteristic feeling of salt typical from the region of Colares.

AWARDS

FOOD PAIRING

• Tartar steak
• Vieiras carpaccio with yuzu
Codfish faces açorda with its tongues breaded
Coast shrimp cocktail