Aphros-Wine

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PRODUCER: VASCO CROFT                                   
OENOLOGUES: PEDRO BRAVO / RUI CUNHA  
REGION: VINHO VERDE - SUB-REGION OF LIMA  
VARIETY: Vinhão 100%    
EXPOSITION: South  
AREA: ± 20 ha
PRODUCTION / HA: ± 4.000 litros / ha
HARVEST DATE: 12 to 24 September 
ALCOHOL: 12,00 % Vol. 
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 3,10 g / dm3 
TOTAL ACIDITY: 5,80 g (Tartaric Acid) / dm
pH: 3,24
VINIFICATION: Fermentation with maceration in granite tanks at temperatures between 19 and 22ºC Pressing / Malolatic fermentation 2nd Fermentation in bottle - Classic Method.
PRODUCTION: 1.448 litres - 1.930 bottles
BOTTLE PER BOX: 6
BOXES PER LAYER: 11 or 14 boxes 
BOXES PER PALETTE: 77 or 98 boxes 
BEST SERVED: 10 to 12 oC

Tasting Notes: Deep red / purple in colour, this wine is experienced in 2 waves; the first is an exuberance of red fruits, with hints of dark chocolate suddenly irrupting in your palate; then comes a choir of refined tannins, echoing in the background for an ever lasting final.

Gastronomic suggestions: Accompanies Portuguese traditional gastronomy, as well as Italian, Indian, Thai, or any kind of spicy cuisine.

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PRODUCER: VASCO CROFT                                   
OENOLOGUES: PEDRO BRAVO / RUI CUNHA  
REGION: VINHO VERDE - SUB-REGION OF LIMA  
VARIETY: Loureiro100%
EXPOSITION: South  
AREA: ± 20 ha
PRODUCTION / HA: ± 4.000 litros / ha
HARVEST DATE: 3 to 22 September
ALCOHOL: 12,00 % Vol. 
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 8,40 g / dm3 
TOTAL ACIDITY: 6,60 g (Tartaric Acid) / dm
pH: 3,03
VINIFICATION: Maceration with skins / Pressing /Decantation in inox vats / Fermentation between 12 to 14ºC /Aging "surlies" for 4 months /2nd fermentation in bottle / Dégorgement after 46 months.
PRODUCTION: 1.950 liters ≈ 2.600 bottles
BOTTLE PER BOX: 6
BOXES PER LAYER: 11 or 14 boxes 
BOXES PER PALETTE: 77 or 98 boxes 
BEST SERVED: 10 to 12 oC

Tasting Notes: Crystaline, straw color with citrus reflections, showing fine and persistente bubbles. Complex aroma, where citrus fruits are combined with nuts and “brioche”. In the mouth a subtle honeyed sweetness is involved with aging aromas. A creamy foam blends with the acidity enhancing a refreshing structure.

Gastronomic suggestions: Oysters, crustaceans, gently flavored white fish, cream and spicy dishes, sushi.

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PRODUCER: VASCO CROFT - CASAL DO PAÇO PADREIRO - Soc. Vitivinícola, Lda.
OENOLOGUES: PEDRO BRAVO / RUI CUNHA
REGION: VINHO VERDE DOC - SUB-REGION OF LIMA
VARIETY: Vinhão 100%
EXPOSITION: South
AREA: ± 20 ha
PRODUCTION / HA: ± 4.000 liters / ha
HARVEST DATE: 12 to 24 September
ALCOHOL: 12,00 % Vol
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 3,10 g / dm3
TOTAL ACIDITY: 6,40 g (Tartaric Acid) / dm3
pH: 3,22
VINIFICATION: Fermentation Fermentation with maceration in granite tanks at temperatures between 19 and 22ºC. Foot treading / Pressing / Malolatic Fermentation / Aging "sur lies" / Filtration / 2nd Fermentation in bottle - Dégórgement to 67 months. Classic Method.

PRODUCTION: 2.111 liters ≈ 2.815 bottles
BOTTLE PER BOX: 6
BOXES PER LAYER: 11 or 14 boxes
BOXES PER PALETTE: 77 or 98 boxes
BEST SERVED: 10 to 12 ºC

Tasting Notes:Deep dark purple color. Expressive and exuberant on the nose, with intense blackberries, raspberries and black plums bouquet, becomes more complex in the mouth with notes of tobacco and chocolate. Powerful and full bodied, with round tannins. Great freshness and acidity.

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PRODUCER: VASCO CROFT - CASAL DO PAÇO PADREIRO - Soc. Vitivinícola, Lda.
OENOLOGUES: PEDRO BRAVO / RUI CUNHA
REGION: VINHO VERDE DOC - SUB-REGION OF LIMA
VARIETY: Vinhão 100%
EXPOSITION: South
AREA: ± 20 ha
PRODUCTION / HA: ± 4.000 liters / ha
HARVEST DATE: 12 to 24 September
ALCOHOL: 12,00 % Vol
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 9,00 g / dm3
TOTAL ACIDITY: 9,20 g (Tartaric Acid) / dm3
pH: 2,94
VINIFICATION: Incomplete pressing / Decantation in inox vats / Fermentation at temperatures between 12 and 14º C / aging "sur lies" for 2 months / Filtration/ 2nd Fermentation in bottle - Dégórgement to 6 months. Classic Method.
PRODUCTION: 626 liters ≈ 835 bottles
BOTTLE PER BOX: 6
BOXES PER LAYER: 11 or 14 boxes
BOXES PER PALETTE: 77 or 98 boxes
BEST SERVED: 10 to 12 ºC

Tasting Notes: Shiny light ruby color. Pomegranate, cherries and blackberries, very fresh and live acidity.

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