Cartuxa | Pera Manca | White | 2017 | Doc Alentejo - Vivino Rating 4.6
Intro: Pera-Manca is Portugals most iconic wine brand with a history that spans over 700 years. This was also the wine that Cabral opened when he discovered Brazil. Cartuxa only releases this wine on the most exceptional years.
Region: Alentejo, Evora (D.O.C)
Grapes: Antao Vaz & Arinto
Aging: 12 months in new French oak barrels with battonage and a further 6 months in bottle
Tasting Notes: Citrine coloured wine. Floral notes of bergamot and mandarin, combined with elegant notes of wood and white pepper. With great complexity, dense, powerful, balanced with a vibrant acidity that will ensure great longevity. It ends with a pleasant mineral expression.ABV: 13% Serving Temp: 10-12 °C Pairing: Grilled Octopus, Seafood, Chicken Rice, Mediterranean dishes, Grilled fish, Cold Cuts