Casa do Arrabalde 2010
White Wine | Vinho Verde DOC | 12.5% VOL
Casa do Arrabalde 2010 is a dry white wine from the Vinho Verde region. It has an intense citrus color with vivid tropical aromas that complement the structure and complexity of white wine. It brings together an interesting harmony between the grape varieties Alvarinho, Arinto and Avesso demonstrating freshness and lightness.
This harvest reflects a year of cool climate and good temperature range. The harvest began in October, with dry weather, followed by manual selection and grape destemming. The fermentation was carried out in stainless steel vats.
Sustainable agriculture and a philosophy of minimal intervention techniques serve the purpose of ensuring a wine with structure and finesse that expresses the characteristics of the terroir.
The emblematic Alvarinho grape is one Portugal’s most easily recognized and finest white grape varietal, typically grown in the vinho verde region. Grape yield is low, with small bunches and thick skin. It is rustic with strong aromas and flavors that lead to complex and harmonious Portuguese white wines.
Grape variety of great quality that produces vibrant and aromatic portuguese white wines, typically grown in the vinho verde region. Also known by the name Pedernã, it has good acidity and a mineral character that goes well with its citrus and tree fruit flavours. Arinto has bunches of a medium size with small grapes that are tightly together and lead to medium yields.
A high quality white grape variety that leads to full bodied aromatic and flavorful Portuguese white wines. This varietal can result in wines with citrus and tree fruit aromas along with subtle hints of tropical fruit. Avesso has medium-sized bunches with large yellow and green berries. High-yielding and rustic, this grape is planted primarily in Baião, in the vinho verde region of Portugal.