Guru Branco 2015

Guru is produced from a 50-year-old field blend of the indigenous white varieties Viosinho, Rabigato, Codega do Larinho, and Gouveio. Fermented and aged in new French oak for seven months, this wine features great complexity, minerality, and freshness.

Tasting Notes

An elegant wine exhibiting grapefruit and mineral aromas and flavors warmed by oak contact. Refreshing, with a fine balance and long finish.

Production Info
Vineyard name
The Murça vineyard
Vineyard size
7.5 acres
Soil composition
Schist
Training method
Bush
Elevation
1,650 feet
Vines/acre
2,000
Yield/acre
1.6 tons
Exposure
Northern
Year vineyard planted
1960
Harvest time
August
First vintage of this wine
2004
Bottles produced of this wine
4,500
Winemaking & Aging
Varietal composition
25% Viosinho, 25% Rabigato, 25% Codega do Larinho and 25% Gouveio
Fermentation container
Barriques
Age of Aging Container
New
Length of alcoholic fermentation
15 days
Fermentation temperature
59 °F
Type of aging container
Barriques
Size of aging container
225 L
Type of oak
French oak
Length of aging before bottling
7 months

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