Flor de S. José White
Ratings and Awards
2013: Portugal Wine Trophy 2014: Gold Medal
Origin: Higher areas of the Douro, with an altitude between 450 and 500 meters, allowing a good temperature range. These conditions are
extremely important to mature slowly in order to preserve the flavors of the grapes variety, its freshness and acidity. Vinification: Grapes are harvested by variety and plots in boxes of 20Kg, and put in cold at 5/6°C. After fully stalked, they are crushed. The must was subtly
pressed and decanted until necessary limpidity. It fermented in a temperature between 14/16°C in vat during 3 weeks, in order to
enhance the primary flavors. The wine was submitted to coerce before bottling.
With a citrus color, the wine shows up initially very discreet with very fresh notes, citrus, tropical mild later evolving for some minerals, more
discreet and elegant notes. In the mouth is fresh with balanced and present acidity. Fine and complex with a good character of fruit, excellent balance between alcohol, acidity and fruit, and a very thin and long finish.
Serving: Should be served chilled at a temperature of 10/12°C, and accompanying fish dishes and even pasta.
Conservation: Keep in a dry place with a fresh and constant temperature. The bottle should be stored horizontally.
Alcoholic Contents: 13,5% Vol. (20ºC)
Total Acidity: 5,60 g/dm3 (Ácido Tartárico)
Volatile Acidity Fixed: 0,20 g/dm3 (Ácido Acético)
Winemaker: João Brito e Cunha