2021 Herdade do Sobroso Reserva Branco

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Type of Wine White
Country Portugal
Region Alentejo
Appellation Alentejo (Appelation)
Winery Herdade do Sobroso
Vintage 2021
Grape Antao Vaz Arinto Palomino verdelho
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (13%)
Drink window 2023 - 2028
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Herdade do Sobroso is located in Vidigueira in the Alentejo region. This is one of the oldest wine regions in Portugal. In the beautiful Alentejo, Herdade do Sobroso has a perfect location with its vineyards located on the banks of the Guadiana River and its tributary the Rio dos Patos or the River of the Ducks. The trademark is the ducks on the labels. It is the perfect setting for the ripening of the grapes and few vineyards have this luxury and this partly explains why this winery can make very beautiful wines because there is never any water debt. In addition to the fact that there is sufficient water, this region is the only one within the Alentejo that has the influence of the ocean, which ensures healthy ripening.

The Herdade do Sobroso Branco Barrique Select is made from 100% Antão Vaz grape. With this wine, the winery carefully examines the exact right moment of ripeness of the grapes. And when this moment comes, the grapes are picked by hand and then destemmed and lightly crushed. The fermentation takes place in stainless steel barrels at a controlled temperature for 25 days, after which the wine is allowed to mature further in oak barrels for 6 months "Sur Lie" and is then bottle-aged for some time.

The Sobro Branco Barrique Select has a clear color in the glass with a very light green/yellowish tinge. Fresh notes of flowers and tropical fruits on the nose. The wine is medium-bodied in the mouth, somewhat spicy and very layered with the complexity of the Antão Vaz, which gives the wine extra freshness and intensity. This wine reflects the terroir of Alentejo. This is a real terroir wine and is a nice gastronomic glass with refined fish such as sea bream, tuna or grilled brill. Also a great wine that combines ideally with creamy sauces with rich fish dishes and ripe cheeses.

Registered vinologist and culinary journalist Anne-Wies van Oosten recommends this wine with a bouillabaisse with redfish, cod, catfish, peeled mussels, prawns and raw squid rings.

FACT: In the Tab: Appendix you will find the official fact sheet of this beautiful wine. We will send it to you automatically when you order this wine. The wine is in our conditioned Wine Warehouse and if you pick up the wine you will also receive a nice discount. You will see your discount immediately when you choose Collect in the Checkout page. We are almost next to the Rijksweg with plenty of parking. Click here for our address.

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Type of Wine White
Country Portugal
Region Alentejo
Appellation Alentejo (Appelation)
Winery Herdade do Sobroso
Grape Antao Vaz, Arinto, Palomino, verdelho
Biological certified No
Natural wine No
Vegan No
Vintage 2021
Drinking as of 2023
Drinking till 2028
Alcohol % 13
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Tasting Profiles Aromatic, Dry, Fresh, Fruity, White fruit
Drink moments Borrelen, Met vrienden, Summer party, Terras, Voor alledag
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