Quinta da Murta Clássico 2012 White Wine
Dubbed Prince of Portuguese wines, Bucelas produces the country's most famous dry white wine, using the Arinto grape variety that was cultivated and developed by the Romans over 2000 years ago
The property of Quinta da Murta, located in the hills of the small demarcated region of Bucelas, is surrounded by one of the main Roman roads that crossed Portugal and very close to the last fortification, Anglo-Portuguese against Napoleon's troops.
In Shakespeare's time, Bucelas became popular in England, especially in court. Designated "Charneco", due to the name that is given to the zone of Bucelas, is mentioned by Shakespeare in the second part of the piece Henry VI, published in 1594.
The sailors of the caravel S. Gabriel celebrated with wine of Bucelas their return to Portugal, after the discovery of the maritime route to India
- White Wine
- Ideal to accompany any kind of fatty seafood or fish, poultry or even red meats in the oven or cooked with strong spicy sauces
- Tasting Notes
- Nose very fruity, with a perfect marriage between the citric notes and the vanilla notes. Very fresh mouth has a balanced, creamy body and perfect elegance. Long and challenging end of mouth
- 10 - 12ºC
- Controlled and low temperature skin maceration, with the aim of revealing all the aromas and flavors of the grape variety. This is followed by gentle pressing before fermentation in French oak barrels
- In French oak barrels for 12 months with battonage
- Bottle Size
- 750 ml
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