Monólogo Avesso P67 2016
White Wine | Vinho Verde DOC | 13.0% VOL
Monólogo Avesso P67 is a monovarietal wine produced in Quinta de Santa Teresa. e Avesso is grown in plot P67, with sustainable agriculture practices and in conversion to biological agriculture. It is a complex wine with well-marked acidity.
The winter of 2015 and the first quarter of 2016 had occasional, but intense, rain with above-average minimum temperatures. Spring was marked by strong and intense rain in April, which extended until the 2nd fortnight of May, marking the beginning of the vegetative cycle with maximum temperatures below the average of the previous year and causing strong mildew at- tacks in the region. From a wine-growing point of view, it was a particularly di cult year which required special attention in the ght against this disease.
Summer was characterized by an absence of precipitation, and above average maximum temperatures, with the exception of three days of heavy rainfall in September.
The harvest of Avesso at Quinta de Santa Teresa started on September 12th and ended on the 17th, with the bunches achieving perfect maturation and exceptional aromatic concentration.
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.