Aphros Aether 2013

Producer: Vasco Croft
Casal do Paço Padreiro – Soc. Vitivinícola, Lda.
Oenologues: Pedro Bravo / Rui Cunha
Region: Minho Geographic Indication
Variety: Loureiro 50% + Sauvignon Blanc 50%
Exposition: South
Area: ± 20 ha
Production / HA: ± 4.000 litros / ha
Harvest Date: 17 September to 15 October
Alcohol: 12,00 % Vol
Residual sugar: 3,40 g / dm3
Total acidity: 6,10 g (Tartaric Acid) / dm3
pH: 3,24
Vinification: Maceration with skins for 12 hours / Pressing / Decantation in stainless steel / Loureiro fermented partially in oak barrels, and the Sauvignon Blanc fermented in stainless steel at temperatures between 13 to 16º C / Aging “sur lies” / Filtration / Bottling
Production 5.200 liters ≈ 6.930 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