Cartuxa | Amphora | White | 2016 | Doc Alentejo - Vivino Rating 4.1
Intro: Since Roman occupation over 2,000 years ago in the Alentejo the practice of making wines in clay pots has been practiced. This ancient technique has been preserved for millennia and Cartuxa is a leader and innovator in this method.
Region: Alentejo, Evora (D.O.C)
Grapes: Arinto, Roupeiro, Fernao Pires, Trincadeira das Pratas & Malvasia Rei
Aging: 29 days on skin fermentation inside Anfora clay pots
Tasting Notes: Golden honey crisp clear colour. On the nose Acacia Aromas, Citrus, Grapefruit and some smoke. In the mouth citrus, tropical fruits and long persistent finish, a truly complex wine.
ABV: 13.5% Serving Temp: 10-12 °C Pairing: Oysters, Clams, Sashimi, Sushi, Spicy Food