Embaixador is a wine as singular as the vineyard from which it comes. It’s a terroir wine. It perfectly expresses the peculiarities of the soil in which this vineyard is cultivated. Fermented in granite, thus enhancing the characteristics of the variety to the extreme. It is a diplomatic wine as its name indicates, serious, complex, voluminous without losing the freshness expected in a white. Ideal for white meats, game birds and just to enjoy.
Denomination of Origin
Val do Salnés
Dry White Wine aged on fine lees
Single Vineyard “Embaixador” de 0,5 Ha with 60 years old. Vine arbour (pergolas) with 800 vines/ha.
Soils of granitic Entisoles of sandy – clayey character (more clayey).
Yield: 5.800 Kg/ha.
Vineyard in organic farming (no certification).
Hand harvest picking in boxes perforated. Selection of grapes.
Complete destemming and compress air press. Debourbage with cold temperature.
Natural alcoholic fermentation with control of temperature (12-15ºC).
Ageing for 2 years on fine lees with“batonnage”, 1 year in granit vat & 1 year in steel tank.
Fining with isinglass. Tangential filtration.
A very complex and elegant wine, on the nose and on the palate. Great acidity, rich and long with a bouquet of powerful aromas.
Long potential for ageing.
Limited production: 2.700 bottles