Sauvignon Blanc

Vintage: 2018

Vin de France

Winemaker: FABRICE GOURAUD
Winery: DROUET FRÈRES

DESCRIPTION

Vineyards near the West coast and along the banks of the river Loire are cooled by Atlantic Ocean breezes and produce some of the world’s finest Sauvignon Blanc grapes. A classic French white.

TASTING NOTES

Vibrant tropical fruit and citrus aromas blend with intensely fruity and zesty flavours making this bone dry white a fresh and delicious crowd pleaser. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

FOOD MATCH

This aromatic Sauvignon can be enjoyed on its own as an aperitif. It will also accompany grilled fish and Asian cuisine.

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

Drouet Frères supply the fabulous Sauvignon grapes that are harvested at full maturity. Slow and gentle pressing follows the first phase of skin maceration to extract the aromatic compounds contained in the skins. Light racking after fermentation in stainless steel tanks between 13°C and 15°C for 18 days.

TECHNICAL DATA

Varietal: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
ALC: 12%
RS: 2.3 G/L
PH: 3.5
Malolactic: 30%

Vinho Verde

Vintage: 2018
DOC – Denominazione di Origine Controllata
Winemaker: DIOGO SEPÚLVEDA
Winery: CASA SANTOS LIMA

DESCRIPTION

This wine is produced for family-owned Casa Santos Lima by Casa de Vila Verde Soc. Aric. Lda., whose wine heritage dates back to the 17th Century. The grapes are grown in the Minho region which has a cool climate influenced by the Atlantic, so grown in the Minho region which has a cool climate influenced by the Atlantic, so producing fresh, aromatic wines.

TASTING NOTES

Perfect combination between the aromas of four of the most famous grape varieties of the region. The result is a young, fresh, fruity wine, with a great crispy acidity.

FOOD MATCH

Ideal as an aperitif or to pair with any type of fish, seafood and salads

TECHNICAL DATA

Varietal: Loureiro, Arinto, Trajadura and Avesso
ALC: 11.5%
RS: 7.5 G/L
PH: 3.05 
Malolactic: No

Rosé

Vintage: 2018

Val de Loire IGP – France
Winemaker: FABRICE GOURAUD
Winery: DROUET FRÈRES

DESCRIPTION

Vineyards along the banks of the river Loire are cooled by Atlantic Ocean breezes and can produce elegant and dry pale pink Rosé wines more than a match for those from Provence. This one is from the Cabernet Franc varietal.

TASTING NOTES

Pale pink, yet vibrant in the classic French style. There is plenty of wild strawberry and raspberry fruit on the nose. The palate is deliciously fresh, elegant and soft with crisp acidity. Generous fruit flavours, but delightfully dry.

FOOD MATCH

Perfect fresh from the fridge, as an aperitif or with salads, meats from the grill and even lightly spiced Asian dishes.

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

Prime Loire Valley vineyards on soils of Gabbro shale near Nantes and the siliceous and calcareous clay of Anjou supply the fabulous Cabernet Franc grapes that are harvested at the end of September. After gentle pressing and careful racking, the alcoholic fermentation is started at low temperature (12-15°C). After 2 weeks fermentation, the wines are racked then left for a few months on the fine lees.

TECHNICAL DATA

Varietal: 100% Cabernet Franc
ALC: 12%
RS: 0.5 G/L
PH: 3.3
Malolactic: No

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