Monólogo Sauvignon Blanc P704 2017
White Wine | Regional Minho | 13.0% VOL
Monólogo Sauvignon Blanc P704 is a monovarietal wine produced with grapes from Quinta dos Espinhosos. The grapes are grown with sustainable farming practices with the vineyard in the process of conversion to organic farming. It is an exquisite wine. Its aromatic complexity leaves us with an impression of calm freshness.
The 2016 winter and the first quarter of 2017 had a period of precipitation below the annual average values of the season, with temperatures within the average of previous years. Spring was very hot and dry. The vegetative cycle began earlier than usual, with the budbreak occurring in the first fortnight of March and temperatures reaching 27 Cª. The night of March 23rd, was, however, extremely cold, with frost developing on the less sheltered locations. The month of April and May were exceptionally hot, with much higher temperatures than the average values, while precipitation values were notoriously low for this period.
Summer was characterized by an absence of precipitation, and above-average maximum temperatures. It was a warm, and extremely dry, season, set by heat waves in mid-June and mid-July.
The harvest of Sauvignon Blanc at Quinta dos Espinhosos took place on September 11th.
Aromatic grape variety, with marked acidity, whose origins date back to the Bordeaux and Loire regions of France. Grown in a variety of wine producing countries, it’s a grape variety know for producing refreshing and elegant white wines.