• 148 Rufia Orange

Rufia Orange 2019. Quinta da Boavista, Dao

Product Details

  • DO: Dao, Portugal
  • Brand: Quinta da Boavista, Dao
  • Producer: Joao Tavares, Quinta da Boavista
  • Grape: Siria, Roupeiro, Bical, Borrado das Moscas, Cerceal Branco and Encruzado
  • Climate: Atlantic/Continental
  • Production: 3,000
  • Vinification: Fermented and aged in stainless steel for 9 months
  • Tasting: blue fish, rice, white meat, charcuterie
  • SKU: 148

Product Description

Rufia Curtimenta is an orange wine blend of Siria, Roupeiro, Bical, Borrado das Moscas, Cerceal Branco and Encruzado.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 samll cases. Spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeast, co-fermentation of the different grapes, skin contact for 21 days in stainless steel. Then left in tank with ites lees for 9 months, no filtration, no clarification a bit of sulphites before bottling, total of 40mg/L. Production of 4000 bottles. Has Sweet and nutty on entry with a juicy mid-palate with exotic mandarin nuances and a salty streak. Interesting stuff.

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