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Maceração Diabólica Arinto Reserva 2020

32.50 inc. VAT
43.33 /l inc. VAT

Amber. Complex aromas of caramel, honey, dried fig, eucalyptus, truffle, apricot and crystallized orange. Fresh. Perfect. Diabolic. Companion for anything cooked, stewed, smoked or caramelized, that was once grown close to, or inside, the earth.

Golden grapes enamored by wild micro-eukaryotes living on the banks of the river Ota in the Alenquer wine region. Manual harvest. Spontaneous fermentation with skin contact. Aged 613 days in French oak barrels. Limited edition of 555 bottles.

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Based on a batch of 2020 fungi-infected Arinto grapes from within the Alenquer wine region located on the right bank of the Tejo river, we have treated this wine like a noble rot. Hand harvested, cold macerated and slowly pressed. The wine clarified during fermentation and evolved a complex fruit and spice aroma profile typical for noble rot wines. After another 18 months in French oak, like the ugly duckling in Hans-Christian Anderson’s 1843 fairy tale, it turned into an outstandingly complex amber colored white wine. It’s the fruit of taking risks and having faith in the transformative power of the fermentation process.

Vinho branco | White Wine
0.75l | 14.5% alc. Vol.
Vinho Regional Lisboa
Produto de Portugal | Produce of Portugal
Contém Sulfitos | Contains Sulfites
Bottled by Moreira & Picard – Adega Belém lda
Trav Paulo Jorge 8, 1300-444 Belém, Portugal

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