Rabicato Reserva Branco, Pormenor
On the nose, you can find contained floral aromas, with vibrant and strong minerality. Acidity well marked with evidence of citrus, green apple and pineapple with some green herbs. On the palate, it reveals good tension and intensity with a good natural volume, typical of old vines. A balanced and elegant acidity with medium long finish. A light touch of wood, well integrated due the ageing in used barrel. This wine has a good ageing potential.
Pormenor Reserva Branco 2018 was produced with typical grapes from Douro, mainly Rabigato and a small part of Malvasia Fina. After a careful selection at the sorting table, the best grapes were gently pressed, and the must was decanted for 24 hours. The fermentation was natural - spontaneous - with indigenous yeast, without any yeast addition. Fermentation and ageing with the lees for 10 months in used French oak barrels -225Lt and 228Lts, with no temperature control, no malolactic fermentation or battonage. This wine is unfined and naturally stalized. It may produce natural sediments after a period of time in bottle.