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Stella Blanco Dry Muscat 2015

Stella Blanco Dry Muscat 2015
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Producer:  Santo Isidro de Pegoes
Grape Varieties:  100% Moscatel
Optimum Drinking:  Within 3 years
Wine Style:  Fresh, fragrant and well balanced
Alcohol by Volume:  12%
Closure:  Screwcap
Country:  Portugal

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Stella Blanco Dry Muscat 2015

Santo Isidro was founded in 1958, after the Portuguese government granted winegrowers land in the small village of Pegoes. The winery covers a total of 900 hectares owned by 140 winegrowers producing 70% red and 30% white. The winery and vineyards are located in Terras do Sado, the coastal region of the Setubal peninsula. This area benefits from the mineral-rich sandy soils where both international and native grape varieties can be grown.

Santo Isidro de Pegoes is one of the most forward thinking co-operatives and their chief winemaker, Jaime Quendera, is a leading wine entrepreneur in Portugal, offering advice to over 20 other wineries throughout the country. The winery boasts the most up to date equipment; a computerised, temperature controlled modern winery, with 90 stainless steel vats, pneumatic presses, 1,600 oak barrels and modern bottling lines. They produce a wide range of wines that offer excellent value for money.

Grapes: 100% Moscatel

Viticulture and Vinification: Sandy Pozolitic soils. Fermented in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature.

Tasting Note: Lemon yellow, intense fruity aroma with a fresh and fragrant grapey character from the
Muscat grape. Well balanced and crisp on the finish.

Serve: Well chilled while young and fresh.

 


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