Lagar de Darei – White Private Selection 2015

Philosophy:

Its personality and complexity results from the climatic conditions, the selection of the best estate grapes and the creativity of our winemaker.

Viticulture:

Soils are granite dominated sands. Between elevation and river driven humidity, Dao’s wide diurnal temperature shifts (20o+) ensure both white and red wines are endowed ample natural acidity. Dao wines are renowned throughout Portugal for their ‘freshness.’
Average age of vines: 15 years.

Grapes Varieties:

Encruzado, Malvasia Fina; Cerceal; Bical; Verdelho

Lagar de Darei – White Private Selection 2015

Vinification:

Hand picked by variety, fruit selected on sorting table, destemming and crushing, Fermented in wood vat and and in concret vat with temperature control at 14/16 oC and total steming

Maturation:

Concrete Vats

Bottling:

January 2017

Chemical Analyses:

Alcohol: 13,5%
Total Acidity: 6,25 gr/l PH:3,28
Reducing Sugar: 1,5 g/l

Wine makers:

Pedro Pereira