The property is comprised of a small quay in the river, which was simultaneously used as a wharf for loading the typical rabelo boats; as well as a small rustic house (cottage), fully rebuilt, which displays an inscription found in the door threshold dating from 1839. The typical and old Douro terrace walls in the property are witness to the history of the vineyard.

QUINTA DO JAVALI PGE |WHITE | 2018 | DOC DOURO

SKU: JAV/RED/PGE/18
S$79.50Price
  • Quinta do Javali is a small wine property with 18ha dedicated to vines. It sits on the left bank of the Douro river, in the parish of Nagozelo do Douro – S. João da Pesqueira, a place with vineyard tradition since the beginning of the production of Port wine for export, in the late 17th, early 18th centuries.

     

    Grape:

     

    Viosinho, Arinto

     

    Vintage:

     

    2018

     

    Appellation:

     

    DOC Douro

     

    Country:

     

    Portugal

     

    Soil:

     

    Schist

     

    Colour:

     

    Light yellow colour with a greenish tinges.

     

    Aroma:

     

    Fruity component dominated by citrus fruits, which continues with an expressive aroma of fennel. by citrus fruits, which continues with an expressive aroma of fennel.

     

    Aging:

     

    Aged 12 months with bâtonnage inside a spherical concrete vat where soil from the vineyard was used to make it.

     

    Tasting Notes:

     

    The notes of citrus fruits nicely complement the minerality of the terroir, where the noble, exceptional vines manage to combine ancestrality with excellent quality.

     

    Food Pairing:

     

    Very diversified, farms chorizo also great with grilled fish and Sushi. Soft or Mature cheese. Unique!

     

    Serving Temperature:

     

    10ºC to 12ºC

     

    Alcohol:

     

    13.5% Vol

     

    The year of 2018

     

    “During the growing phase of 2018, from budburst to veraison, there were cool conditions and a lot of humidity. Then, during the final ripening phase in July, August and September, it was incredibly hot,” he says. “That heat compensated for the cool growing phase. The wines have the beautiful freshness of fruit of a cooler year and the structure and dimension of a hotter year from the end of the season.”

 
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