Quinta de Chocapalha White is a blend of indigenous Portuguese varietals sourced from 16th century vineyards 28 miles northwest of Lisbon. Intensely bright, Quinta de Chocapalha White is fermented in stainless steel and stays in contact with the lees for 6 months.

Tasting Notes

Fresh citric, floral and tropical notes radiate on the nose, while the palate displays great balance and enticing acidity.

Food Pairing

Pairs well with pan fried chicken cutlet with lemon and fresh spring greens.

Vineyard & Production Info
Vineyard name:
Quinta de Chocapalha
Vineyard size:
13 acres
Soil composition:
Calcareous and Clay
Training method:
Guyot
Elevation:
825 feet
Vines/acre:
1600
Yield/acre:
2.0 tons
Exposure:
Northern
Winemaking & Aging
Varietal composition:
80% Viosinho, 10% Arinto, 10% Verdelho
Fermentation container:
Stainless steel tanks
Length of alcoholic fermentation:
22 days
Fermentation temperature:
54 °F
Length of maceration:
22 days
Malolactic fermentation:
no
Type of aging container:
Stainless steel tanks
Length of aging before bottling:
6 months

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