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ALENTEJO REGION WINE
In trigonometry, tangent is the ratio (division, proportion) between the opposite and the adjacent sides at one of the sharp angles of a right triangle, but it is not from Mathematics that this Wine is inspired, it is another story.
The vineyard that is the origin of this Alentejo wine is integrated in Herdade Assentes de Baixo.
In the case of the plot that resulted in this blend stands out a particularity, is located in the geographical boundary between two municipalities, namely Cuba and Alvito.
Because the vineyard where the grapes are extracted almost bypass the line dividing the two municipalities, in the heart of the Alentejo plain, it was decided by the winemaker to call the wine TANGENTE (or tangent in English). This blend brings together three varieties, Syrah, Alicante Bouschet and Aragonez.
Grapes harvested manually in small boxes that allow the whole essence and character of the terroir to be preserved.
Vinified in a stainless steel mill, aged for nine months in French and American oak barrels.!
Tasting Notes: This Tangente White Wine 2017 presents a golden color, rich and immediately attractive aroma, intense and fruity, citrus and with well-marked notes of tropical fruits so characteristic of Antão Vaz in the “country of grapes”. Its palate is soft and balanced, with a long and fruity finish, plump and velvety. Light and with very good acidity that gives it great freshness.
Grapes/varietes: Antão Vaz, Arinto.
Harmonization: Ideal with white meats, cold salads, seafood, cooked fish dishes, grilled dishes, sushi and some cheeses.
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Responsible for oenology: Manuel Vargas
Premiums achieved: Referenced and evaluated on the portal www.clubevinhosportugueses.pt
see also 2016 edition (Red Wine) Link: https://bit.ly/34jRIZ2
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|Type||Protected Designation of Origin|
|Btl. Capac||0.75 Liter|
|Grape varietal||Antão Vaz|
|Grape varietal 2||Arinto|
|Tasting notes||It presents golden color, rich and immediately attractive aroma, intense and fruity, citrus and with well-marked notes of tropical fruits.|
|Wine Pairing||Ideal with white meats, cold salads, seafood, cooked fish dishes, grilled dishes, sushi and some cheeses.|