Marquês de Borba Branco 2017

Sourced from the schist and limestone soil of DOC Borba, this wine is a blend of Arinto, Antão Vaz, Verdelho and Viognier. It is fermented in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks and shows a remarkable freshness.

Tasting Notes

Pale straw yellow in color, this wine shows light citrus and mineral notes. It has excellent structure and well-integrated acidity with a long finish.

Food Pairing

Suggested food pairings include salads, seafood, and grilled or roasted fish.

Production Info
Vineyard name
Monte da Caldeira, Quinta de São Lázaro, Quinta da Viçosa, Serrado Pinheiro and Herdade das Romeiras
Vineyard size
1,250 acres
Soil composition
Silt and limestone clay
Training method
Guyot Double-Guyot
Elevation
990-1,320 feet
Vines/acre
1,200-1,600
Yield/acre
2.4-2.8 tons
Exposure
Northern / Southern / Southwestern / Northwestern
Year vineyard planted
1989; 1998-2003
Harvest time
August
First vintage of this wine
1998
Winemaking & Aging
Fermentation container
Stainless steel tanks
Length of alcoholic fermentation
21 days
Fermentation temperature
62 °F

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