Encostas do Rabaçal - Codega do Larinho
Classification: DOC Trás-os-Montes
Breeds: Codega do Larinho
Alcoholic Strength: 12% volume
After destemming, grapes are softly squeezed and the resulting must is separated from the skins by means of pneumatic presses and then it undergoes a static decanting for 24 hours, correctly protected from oxidation, until it reaches the expected clearness degree. Then it is time for fermentation in small stainless steel tanks under a controlled temperature of 16º C.
Clear aspect, good effervescence and continuous lasting, fine and multiple bubbles. Elegant and fine aroma, with fruity notes and good aromatic expression. Fresh wrapping and harmonic taste, good acidity balance.
HOW TO SERVE:
Ideal to serve with salads, roast suckling pig, fish and seafood, or just as an appetizer. It must be served fresh in a Champagne-flute, at a temperature between 6-8ºC.
Clear, citrine-coloured wine, with young, fresh and fruity aroma of varietal character. It is well-structured and with a good balance of tannins, as well as a lasting e long aftertaste.
Available in bottles of: 0.50 litre.
2002 – Wine Masters Challenge recommended wine
2002 - Clube do Vinho silver medal