Barbeito Medium Dry 3 Year Old
VINEYARDS AND VINIFICATION
Grapes from various quality vineyards from Estreito de Câmara de Lobos and São Vicente were used.
Grapes were pressed in a pneumatic press. Arresting of fermentation takes place at the desired degree of sweetness by adding vinic alcohol (96%).
MATURATION & BOTTLING
This wine achieves its unique characteristics by the estufagem process. It is then matured in oak casks for up to 3 years before blended and bottled.
Total sugar: 69,6g/dm3
Volatile Acidity: 0,30
SERVING & CELLARAGE
Best serve between 11oC and low room temperature, 12oC, or if you wish with some ice. It should be kept in a cool dry place. This wine was filtered and does not require decanting. It was bottled ready for drinking and will keep well several months after opening.
TASTING NOTES AND HARMONIES
Very deep chocolate colour. Notes of raisins, hazelnuts, molasses and caramel.
Full, good texture, soft and a bit of sweetness in the aftertaste.
Excellent as an aperitif, consommé, tapas and cheese.