Castelo Rodrigo Branco

Castelo Rodrigo Branco

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Country: Portugal

Region: Beira Interior

Grapes: Siria, Fonte Cal, Malvasia, Rabigato

Vintage: 2019

ABV: 13%

Bottle size: 75cl

Viticulture: Organic

Winemaking: Kept in concrete tank for 2 winters. Unfiltered

Vegan?: Yes

Bright citrus balances the slightly savoury minerals perfectly, for a refreshing but dry white. Dry, and citrussy with a long herbal, minerally finish. Fresh oregano, slightly saline.


About the producer: With the majestic Marofa Mountain as an astonishing and breathtaking background , between the valleys of the rivers Côa and Águeda, which flow into the internacional and neighbouring Douro River, we find the beatiful and picturesque village of Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo. It has been recognized as a wine tradition village whre high quality wines have been being produced for many years now. It was during the 12th century that the cistercian monks, who inhabited the nearby convent od Santa Maria de Aguiar, started the cultivation of vineyards and placed all their knowledge and mastery inte production of wines of excellence. Today, Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo's winery is assumed as the heir of their knowlodge and art. Founded in 1956 by 154 members, it currently has 800.