6 months in 2nd year French oak barrels with weekly bâtonnage .
After careful selection by their best state, the grapes were harvested for chests of 25 kg and sent to the wine- making center where they were slightly pressed in a pneumatic press. The resulting must was sent to stainless steel vats, and cooled, where it remained for 24 hours to make the decantation. At the end of this period, it was filtered and transferred to another stainless steel vat where it was inoculated with selected yeasts, having fermented at a controlled temperature of 14-16oC. After the alcoholic fermentation, it staged in 2nd year French oak barrels with weekly bâtonnage during 6 months.
Pacheca Superior Branco has a complex aroma, some notes of tropical fruit of pineapple and passion fruit type and toast notes given by the barrel.
In the mouth is marked by the exotic fruit enfolded in notes of toasted wood which gives it a rich body and a long and persistent finish.
Seafood, appetizers and snacks, lean fish and cured meat.
WINEMAKER : Maria Serpa Pimentel
CRITICS: The scented Moscatel gives this wine a spicy character. Pineapple and mango add an exotic touch to the toast and spice flavors of wood aging. The wine is a little young and will be better from the end of 2020. - ROGER VOSS
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