This Portuguese sparkling wine "QUINTA DA LAPA BRUTO NATURE RESERVE SPARKLING" is produced from a Portuguese variety, which is very versatile, so it is grown in almost all wine regions in Portugal, and comes in the region of Vinhos Verdes, Whites an nationwide, very prevalent in the Bucelas region.
This sparkling wine is 100% of the Arinto variety.
The Quinta da Lapa Bruto Nature Reserve 2014 sparkling wine was made from a fermentation of the base wine in a temperature controlled stainless steel vat.
The second bottle fermentation, classic “champenoise” method for 26 months.
Longevity: We are looking for a good wine to invest and save some examples, as it can age in good condition for a period of at least 5 years.
Winemaker: Jorge Ventura
Straw yellow, citrusy fresh aromas with notes of white fruit and floral, hints of walnuts and biscuit
Great as an aperitif. Pairs perfectly with oysters, steamed fish and seafood. A great match to elaborate desserts.
Serving temperature is: 8-10.ºC
Responsible for oenology: Jaime Quendera
Premiums achieved: One of the Best in 2017 // Vinhos Grandes Escolhas Magazine Best Wine and Gold medal at Brut Experience Challenge 2018, 85 Points // Wine Enthusiast 2017, Gold Medal // Berliner Wein Trophy 2015, Silver Medal // Vinalies Internationales 2014, Silver Medal // Effervescents du Monde 2013, Selection “The Best Buy of 2012” // Revista de Vinhos, 17 Points // Revista Paixão pelo Vinho.
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|Type||Protected Designation of Origin|
|Btl. Capac||0.75 Liter|
|Winemaker||Jaime Quendera & Jorge Ventura|
|Service Temperature:||8ºC and 10ºC|
|Tasting notes||Straw yellow, citrusy fresh aromas with notes of white fruit and floral, hints of walnuts and biscuit. The palate is fruity, vibrantly acidic with a mineral accent. Fine abundant bubbles, lingering soft finish.|
|Production||Slight Fermentation followed by alcoholic fermentation under controlled temperatures. Methode Classique ”champenoise” with bottle fermentation. Then laid down in the cellar for 28 months.|
|Wine Pairing||Great as an aperitif. Pairs perfectly with oysters, steamed fish and seafood. A great match to elaborate desserts.|