Barbeito Single Cask Verdelho 2000 Cask 4 d+e
Single vineyard located in São Vicente, north coast of the Island.
This Verdelho 2000 Colheita Single Cask 4 d+e was produced exclusively with grapes from the same vineyard as the previous (Verdelho 1996). It is a vine owned by the farmer Agostinho Andrade Junior and his family with whom I have a very special relationship for many years. The fact that the grapes had origin in the north coast of the island, São Vicente, contributed decisively to the explosive acidity of this wine that almost disguises completely the concentration obtained over the last 14 years of aging by the traditional process of Canteiro, in a French old oak cask. In June 2015,
1.116 bottles have been filled, all individually numbered.
Alcohol: 19,38 % Vol.
Total sugar: 61 g/l
Volatile Acidity: 0,84
Total Acidity: 7,74
SERVING & CELLARAGE
Serve best at 11/12Co. This wine was filtered and does not require decanting. It was bottled ready for drinking and will keep several months after opening.
TASTING NOTES & HARMONIES
Gold color with greenish highlights.
Fresh pine aromas, ripe citrus, green tobacco leaf, cloves, a bit of smoke and quite nutty.
Well-structured and mineral, with a constant dryness and a magnificent acidity.
Spiced and lingering finishing.
Excellent as an aperitif.