Espera – Branco
Espera Arinto & Fernão Pires expresses in its essence the freshness and minerality characteristic of the wines of this region, as well as the main characteristics of the Fernão Pires and Arinto, both in the aroma as in the mouth. Limited availability, production of 1300 numbered bottles.
It has citrus colour with straw nuances, mineral on the nose with notes of white pulp fruits, typical of grape varieties and wood ageing. Elegant, intense and fresh on the palate, with a long finish.
In a glass
Mineral character with ripe citrus, pear, lime and floral notes, typical of grape varieties and the type of vinification. Very intense and fresh on the palate, with a pleasant long finish.
At the vineyard
Fine selection of the best Arinto and Fernão Pires grapes. Parcel with east exposition and clay with limestone soils. Hand harvest to 15kg cases.
In the winery
Whole bunch pressing without destemming, french oak barrel fermentation with indigenous yeasts, 12 months of maturation.
- Vintage: 2017
- Production: 1330 numbered bottles
- Bottling: August 2019
- Launching: August 2020
- Alcohol: 13.5%
- Acids: 8.2 g/l
- Sugar: 1.5 g/l
- Alko product number: 922566
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.