Vallegre Reserva Especial Branco
Mineral, Complex and elegant.
CastesMistura de várias castas
ViticultureVery old vineyards of Cima Corgo planted on old platforms with north and south exposure and at different altitudes.
WinemakingAfter careful selection of the grapes and destemming, a pre-fermentation skin maceration was carried out, followed by the light pressing of the grapes. After that the must underwent decanting, followed by the fermentation of the must in new French oak barrels.
StageAt the end of alcoholic fermentation the wine aged for a period of 12 months in the same barrels, during which batonnage was performed.
ConsumptionIt is best served with fatty fish, cod in its various forms, stews, as well as oriental cuisine. It should be served at a temperature between 12°C and 14°C. To be consumed immediately or within the next 7 years.
conservationThe wine should be stored in a cool, dry place, protected from light and temperature fluctuations, and the bottle should remain horizontal. Since wine is a natural product it will create a deposit with age.
Total sugars1,3 gr/l
Awards2019: Gold Medal “CHALLENGE INTERNATIONAL DU VIN” (2022/ France)
2019: Gold Medal “Mundus Vini” (2022/ Germany)
2019: Bronze Medal “DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS” (2022/ UK)
2018: ROBERT PARKER RATING: 89 POINTS (2022)
"...It comes in at 13.9% alcohol. The oak impact is obvious, although not impossibly heavy. The wine is smooth and rich in texture and its mid-palate impression..."
2018: Gold Medal "CHALLENGE INTERNATIONAL DU VIN" (2021/ France)
2018: Bronze Medal “IWSC-International Wine & Spirit Competition” (2021/ UK)
2018: Silver Medal "INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE" (2021/ United Kingdom)
2018: Bronze Medal “DECANTER WORLD WINE AWARDS” (2020 / United Kingdom)
2018: SILVER MEDAL “IWSC-INTERNATIONAL WINE & SPIRIT COMPETITION” (2020/ PORTUGAL)
2018: SILVER MEDAL “WHITE COMPETITION OF PORTUGAL - MARKET CHOICE” (2020/ PORTUGAL)
2017: Gold Medal “CNV - NATIONAL WINE COMPETITION” (2019/ Portugal)
2016: Silver Medal “CNV - NATIONAL WINE COMPETITION” (2018/ Portugal)
2015: Gold Medal “NATIONAL WINE COMPETITION 2016” (2017/ Portugal)
2014: Great Gold Medal “NATIONAL WINE COMPETITION 2016” (2016/ Portugal)