Espinhosos 2013

White Wine | Regional Minho | 13.5% VOL

White wine with structure and persistence, produced in the Vinho Verde region. It gathers the Avesso and Chardonnay grapes in a wine with a crystalline aspect of straw yellow color. Tropical fruit notes with great minerality characterize the complexity that has become synonymous with the Espinhosos wine. Fruit palate with a freshness that extends in the end, this white wine is directed at the dining table surely leaving an unforgettable experience.

The 2013 harvest produced an exceptional wine. The Winter and rainy Spring were followed by an accelerated maturation process in the Summer due to high temperatures. The different varietals, individually selected and harvested by hand, were subjected to a process of pelicular maceration and fermentation in stainless steel vats.

Sustainable agriculture ensures the longevity and health of the soil and the vines ensuring the quality of wine in every harvest. Wine is a natural product and for us that means to vinify with the least amount of intervention, avoiding the use of preservatives wherever possible. This way we guarantee the delivery of a wine that represents our culture and is an expression of our terroir.


Tech Sheet

Grape Varieties

Grape variety Avesso

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.

Grape variety Chardonnay

One of the world’s most recognized and cherished grape variety from which highly aromatic and complex white wines are made from. A green-skinned grape variety with great acidity that can result in portuguese white wines with nice fruit flavors, buttery mouthfeel and notes of minerality. The Chardonnay grape is small with medium-sized bunches. An outstanding varietal with great potencial in Baião, a location in the vinho verde region.

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Features (Tech Data)

Sustainable farming
Manual Selection
Minimal Intervention
Best Served from 10-12 °C
Awarded Product


Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2014