Aphros-Wine

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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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