Castelão

WINERY:

Espera

TYPE OF WINE:

Red

COUNTRY:

All, Portugal

REGION:

Alcobaça

VARIETY:

Castelao

AGEING:

2021

SOIL:

Clay Limestone

VINIFICATION:

Vinification involves hand harvesting into 15kg cases, complete destemming, and natural fermentation with indigenous yeasts for 5 days in 1000kg vats. This is followed by the completion of fermentation in old French oak barrels (500 and 225L). The wine then matures for 8 months in the same barrels before bottling.

FILTERED:

Unfiltered

SULPHITES:

Low Added

AGRICULTURE:

Organic

CERTIFICATION:

No Certified

PAIRING:

Pasta, Poultry Dishes, Suckling Veal, Veal