Esporão Colheita Branco, Alentejo, Portugal, 2018

 

An organic white wine from Alentejo, Portugal.

The Herdade do Esporão estate was established in 1267 and the property has been owned by the Roquette family since 1973. Their first wine was bottled in 1985. The winery are keen to preserve tradition whilst seeking to combine this with innovation. Production is overseen by the well respected and highly experienced winemaker David Baverstock. His philosophy is to create authentic and exciting wines, taking full advantage of Portuguese heritage.

Tasting Notes:

Clear straw colour with green hues, aromas of citrus fruits particularly grapefruit with some tropical fruit and notes of green leaf. A complex wine with a creamy texture, intense with a refreshing and persistent finish.

Serving Suggestion:

The freshness and ripe character lends itself to accompanying white fish or poultry dishes with buttery or creamy sauces.

 

Grape Variety: Antao Vaz, Viosinho, Alvarinho and others

Country: Portugal

Region: Alentejo

Size: 75cl

ABV: 14%

Organic: Yes

Closure: Cork

Suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans