Las Lilas Vinho Verde RosÉ 2018

Vinho Verde, Portugal

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IN THE VINEYARD:

APPELLATION: Vinho Verde

VINEYARDS: Mountain vineyards around the small village of Ponte da Barca.

VARIETALS: 40% Vinhão, 30% Borraçal and 30% Espadeiro.

FARMING: Sustainable.

PLOUGHING: The soil cover is maintained.

SOILS: Blend of granite and sandy loam

WEATHER: Atlantic Weather

VINES: 20 year old vines. Traditional Trellis.

HARVEST: Entirely made by hand in small crates on the 2nd half of September and early October.

IN THE CELLAR:

FERMENTATION: Stainless steel tanks

TREATMENTS: No chaptalization and acidification at all. The idea is to stay natural as much as possible.

PRESSING: Traditional.

MALOLACTIC: Spontaneous, if any.

LEES: Approx. 2 months lees contact

OAK BARREL AGING: No.

FINING/ FILTRATION: The wine is allowed to settle naturally by gravity and is only minimally fined or filtered.

CHEMISTRY: Alc. 11%. 5.2 g/L Total Acidity.

WINEMAKER: Jose Oliveira.

PHILOSOPHY: We believe that the best wines are born in the vineyard.

TASTING NOTES: Lightly effervescent with cherry flavors, floral notes and a crisp palate. Elegant and fresh. A perfect backyard wine - pair with salads, seafood or enjoy as an aperitif.

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