Espera – Palheto
This wine expresses the typical freshness and minerality of the region, being a historical recreation of wines from medieval times. Both red and white grapes are fermented together to make a one-of-a-kind wine. Totally glou-glou! Just 1300 numbered bottles made.
In a glass
Beautiful light ruby colour, mineral character, cherry, pear, floral and spicy hints. Elegant, intense and fresh on the palate, with a pleasant finish. Served chilled, at around 13°C.
At the vineyard
Fine selection of the best white Vital, Fernão Pires, Arinto and Bical grapes, and red Touriga Nacional grapes. Early hand harvest at first week September to 15kg cases.
In the winery
All white varieties are fermented with skins, joining Touriga Nacional pressed bunches two days after the fermentation begins. Natural fermentation in old French oak barrels and stainless steel vats.
- Vintage: 2019
- Production: 1300 numbered bottles
- Bottling: March 2020
- Launching: July 2020
- Alcohol: 11.5%
- Acids: 5.72 g/l
- Sugar: 0.6 g/l
- Alko product number: 933946
This product is available from Alko Webshop and sale-to-order selection. You can order it to be delivered to your nearest Alko store.
Espera Wines is a small, family-run project on just 3 hectares, located in the Alcobaça region of Lisbon, a historic area and with traditions that stem from the legacy left by the Cistercian monks.