MESA white wine
Grapes – Fernão Pires (100%)
Climate – Mediterranean
Soil – Charneca – clay, sand and limestone
Viticulture – Royat cordon, 4500 plants per hectare, 15 to 30 years old, 300meters above sea level
Harvest – Machine harvest 3rd week of August, 12% potential alcohol
Wine Making Technique – 6 hours cold maceration with skins and stainless-steel fermentation for 2 weeks
Oak influence – None Fining Material – Bentonite
Wine Description – Charneca soils are considered the best in Tejo for white wines. The unique terroir close to Tejo river but on higher altitude influence the vines in a way that they produce wines with impressive fruity nose and great acidity. The best region for production of every day drinking wines.
Tasting Notes – Very aromatic with stone fruit and tropical fruit aromas, intense with very good texture and great freshness. Best pairing with grilled fish, seafood pastas and soft cheeses.