• Rufia branco

Rufia Branco 2018. Quinta da Boavista, Dao

Product Details

  • DO: Dao, Portugal
  • Brand: Quinta da Boavista, Dao
  • Producer: Joao Tavares, Quinta da Boavista
  • Grape: Encruzado, Cerceal, Malvasia Fina, Arinto, Bical
  • Climate: Continental
  • Production: 5,520
  • Vinification: Fermented in stainless steel
  • Tasting: tapas, rice, white meat
  • SKU: 109

Product Description

Rufia Branco is a blend the local varieties from Dao region in Portugal; Encruzado 25%, Cerceal Branco 25%, Malvasia Fina/Boal 15%, Bical/Borrado das Moscas 15%. 35 years old vines located in Joao’s Quinta. Organic farming respect for all the fauna and vegetation, no use of any pesticides or herbicides. Soil is granite, schist, clay and marine sediments. Hand harvest in cases, in the winery press and spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeast in stainless steel, follow by the malolactic, control of the temperature with water from natural source. With its lees for 9 months, no filtration, no clarification a bit of sulphites before bottling, total of 30mg/L. Production 6000 bottles. Salty, mineral intensity which animates a powerful palate with sensations of dried stone fruit (apricot), straw and nuts. Lovely freshness, a wine with great palate presence.

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