'Espera' Branco - Rodrigo Martins - 2017

  • Origin

    Lisboa / Portugal

  • Style


  • Grape Variety

    Arinto / Fernao Pires

  • Production


  • ABV

    13.5 %

  • Winemaking

    Hand harvested from clay-limestone soils in the Alcobaça region just north of Lisbon from 5 hectares


    De-stemmed and gently pressed


    Grapes are co-fermented in old oak


    Ageing for 12 months in the same old oak

  • Tasting Notes

    Medium body with real vivacity. Mineral and direct, with hints of chamomile and fennel combining with ripe pear fruit. Ideal with food, acidity and a slight grip rounded off by some oak ageing