This wine presents a pale yellow color with green reflections, and rich fruit aromas, such as peach and pineapple, characteristic of Chardonnay. These aromas are combined with nuances of toast and vanilla imparted from the oak were it aged. On the palate, we find strong flavors of fruit harmonizing with the oak, and a very present acidity that gives it a mineral characteristic, resulting in a full and persistent finish. With the ageing in bottle the wine gains complexity.
Made from Chardonnay grapes, from our vineyard at “Cova da Ursa”, located in the hills of Azeitão, in the Arrábida mountains. Its stony soils, clay-limestone, and the meso-climate of the Arrábida area, mean that the grapes ripen slowly for maximum quality. In 2021, the harvest of this variety was done on 6th September 2021, being a slightly late development year for all the grape varieties; in this harvest, the grape had a slow maturation giving mineral and floral characteristics and an excellent balance in natural acidity. From its careful winemaking technology, we highlight the fermentation and complete maturation of 63% of the wine in new fine French oak barrels. Also, in the traditional way is made daily “batonnage” for a greater complexity of aromas and flavors.It was bottled in 29th and 31th March 2022.