Consensus White 2009
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Consensus White 2009

Harvest

2009

Color

White

Country

Portugal

Region

Lisboa

Terroir

Quinta do Romão and Quinta da Ponte (Runa) single estates.

Vinification Method

This wine was produced with Arinto 50.0% (steel vat fermented), and more Alvarinho 12.5%; Chardonnay 12.5%, Fernão Pires 12.5% and Arinto 50.0%, fermented in oak. 50% of this Consensus was made with destemming, pelicular maceration and pressing. Cooled to 15ºC, the must passes by a vacuum filter with perlites. The fermentation is achieved through active dry yeasts, the temperature being controlled between 16ºC and 18ºC. The other 50% were produced with 4 equal parts of Arinto, Alvarinho, Chardonnay e Fernão Pires. The must of each varietal fermented in new French oak barrels from Seguin Moreau. The wine ages in the same barrels 9 months. The blend of the barrels and the other 50% Arinto was blended and bottled. The wine stays in bottle 1 month before consumption.

Ageing

The wine ages in oak barrels 9 months. The wine is aged in bottle a minimum a month after bottling.

Tasting Notes

This blend was the most appreciated and defined by José Neiva Correia, searching a rich white, elegant and tasty, excellent to share with the family and friends. Consensus was very aromatic, fruity, rich, with an excellent acidity who gives a very fresh and alive wine. The end of tasting was balanced, long and intense. The fermentation in oak add a unique character and richness with notes of dry fruits well present in the aroma and body.

How to Serve

To serve at the temperature of 10º-12ºC being an excellent aperitif. It complements well strong cheeses, fish in the oven, all the cod fish dishes and poultry.

Gross weight

8,7kgs (6x75cl)

Pallet configuration

128 cases (6x75cl) - 16 cases/level x 8 levels

Euro pallet configuration

96 cases (6x75cl) - 12 cases/level x 8 levels

Case dimensions

310x255x175

Bar code

Bottle (EAN13) = 560 0312 19141 7 // Carton (ITF14) = 1 560 0312 19114 4

Harvest

2009

ABV at 20ºC%

12.5

Volume at 20ºC g/cm3

0.9911

Total dry matter g/dm3

24.0

Volatile acidity (in acetic acid) g/l

0.50

Total acidity g/l

6.90

Fixed acidity g/l

6.28

pH

3.30

SO2 (free) & (total) mg/l

35/147

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