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Secretum Branco Secretum Branco

Vinification: Destemmed and crushed, 12 hours pre-fermentation maceration; cold static clarification for 48 hours; selective yeast with temperature-controlled alcoholic fermentation (16-18ºC)
Type: White Wine
Grape varieties: Arinto (Pedernã).
Producer: Lua Cheia em Vinhas Velhas
Winemaker: João Silva e Sousa, Francisco Baptista.
Region: D.O.C. - Douro
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Year: 2016

Colour: Lemon yellow core with hints of green flecks
Aroma: Extraordinarily intense, complex, with mineral notes of grapefruit and notes of well integrated and high quality oak
Ageing: Final third stage fermented in 300L French oak barrels (4 and 5 year old barrels); fermented with skin contact: batonnage for 9 months
Soil: Schist
Weather: Hot and dry climate large thermal gap
Taste: Surprisingly wide, full of volume, concentration and with a good acidity. The result is an elegant, fresh and well balanced profile
Final Notes: Very long and lingering finish
Gastronomy: Pairs well with elegant cuisine, or alternatively, with rich dishes that require balance and acidity

Alcohol: 12.5%
Residual Sugar: 0.8 gr/L
pH: 3.20
Acidity: 5.7 gr/L
Temperature: 10-12 ºC

Bottle: Borgonha Marquise
Capacity: 750 ml
EAN bottle: 560 474 2001 292
EAN Case: 1 560 4742 00129 9
Bottles per case: 3
CASE Net Weight: 2.25 Kg
CASE Gross Weight: 6 Kg

Awards:
Vintage 2016
  • 90 points - Wine Enthusiast, October 2018
  • 91 points - RobertParker.com, Review by Mark Squires, August 2018

Vintage 2012

  • 17 points - JancisRobinson.com, Review by Julia Harding, July15
  • 90 points - Wine Enthusiast , August 2014
  • 90 points - Review by Mark Squires, eRobertParker.com, June 2014


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