Herdade do Freixo Terroir white 2022

ABV: 13.5%
Region: Alentejo
Country: Portugal
Producer: Herdade Do Freixo

Intense aroma of orange blossom, grapefruit, and pineapple in syrup; Good persistence in the mouth with volume, balanced by a refreshing acidity, finishing with minerality. Mild aroma, with notes of white fruit (pear) and fresh apricots.

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Description

Herdade do Freixo is an agricultural company from north-eastern Alentejo, in the municipality of Redondo in Portugal. The Freixo village lays at the same latitude as Lisbon but 2 hours’ drive inland, near Spain.

With a dimension of about 300 ha of pure Alentejo, in the village of Freixo, between Serra D’Ossa and Évora, its greatest ambition is the genuine preservation of this rural landscape and that its wines convey the best of the essence of their land, its vineyards and the terroir.

This modern winery is the first in Europe built entirely underground, over 20 meters deep. This allows to leave the landscape untouched, to use gravity flow instead of pumping, and ensures perfect temperature without wasting energy.

It took only took them 3 years to find their way into half of Michelin stars’ restaurant from North to South of Portugal.

Grape

30% Arinto, 30% Sauvignon Blanc, 20% Chardonnay, 20% Alvarinho

Vineyard & Vinification Note

35ha of vineyard that can be seen on the highest hill of the Estate, at an altitude of about 450 m, benefiting from a privileged sun exposure and greater aeration of the vines.

Sustainable viticulture

Winemaking and ageing:

The grapes were harvested during the cool mornings of the Serra d’Osa hillside. After destemming and pressing, fermentation takes place at low temperatures and 30% of the blend in French oak barrels for second use, with battonage for 2 months. The fermentation and aging process takes place in an underground cellar under excellent conditions of humidity and temperature, where the batch is elaborated, filtered, and bottled young, to maintain all the fruit and freshness.

Tasting Note

Intense aroma of orange blossom, grapefruit, and pineapple in syrup; Good persistence in the mouth with volume, balanced by a refreshing acidity, finishing with minerality. Mild aroma, with notes of white fruit (pear) and fresh apricots (winemakers’ notes).

Food Pairing

Ideal with fish, sushi and sashimi, salads, white meat and red grilled meats.

Additional information

Weight 750 oz
Colour

White

Producer

Herdade Do Freixo

Style

Still wines

Vintage

2022

Volume

750ml

Country

Portugal

ABV%

13.5%

Region

Alentejo

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