Quinta da Lapa Sparkling Nature Brute Reserve 2012
Grapes: 100% Arinto
Vinification: Base wine was fermented in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. Second fermentation took place inside cellared bottles, as in traditional, champenois method, for 9 months, after which dégorgement was done.
Taste Note: Yellow hue, with hints of green. Vigorous and tiny bead, compact when served, loosening up a little some seconds after. In the mouth this wine shows a vibrant mousse, with firm acidity and great freshness. The aftertaste is long and elegant.
Time to Drink: It will be best enjoyed within the next 7 years.
Alcohol: 12% Vol. Total Acidity: 5,3g/l
pH: 3,27 Residual Sugar: 4,4gl
Food Pairings: This wine is perfect to drink as it is, as an appetizer. Creamy, poultry dishes will also go alongvery well. Grilled monkfish or similar will also be a goodmatch, and sushi/sashimi solutions should work well.
Recommended Temperature: 5-7ºC
Winemaker: Jaime Quendera
Bottling Details: This sparkling wine is bottled in “Bourgogne seduction antique” bottles, conditioned in Portuguese natural cork stopper.
Packaging and shipment:
bottles 0.75L - EAN UNI UPC 5608149451124
boxes (6 bottles.) - EAN UNI UPC 15608149381091
w. 9.79 kg / pallets (100 boxes) - 979kg
pallets (120 boxes) - 1174.8kg
Awards and Accolades:
Best Buy in 2012 - Revista de Vinhos Magazine
One of the Best 2013 - Paixao pelo vinho Magazine
85 Points - Wine Enthusiast 2013
Silver medal - Concurso Effervescents du Monde 2013
Silver medal - Concurso Vinalies Internationales 2014
Gold Medal - Berliner Wein Trophy 2015