Foz de Arouce Branco 2017

After a careful selection and pressing, the wine is fermented in 300 liter French oakhalf barrels. It then spends six months aging in barrel for additional refinement.

Wine Production

Fermentation in half barrels of French Oak: 10% in 1st year half barrels, 90% in 2nd year half barrels.

Tasting Notes

Pale yellow in color, Quinta de Foz de Arouce Branco has aromas of fennel, citrus and honey. Soft and creamy on the palate, with flavors of limes, oranges and vanilla.

Food Pairing

This wine is well-balanced with a long finish and pairs perfectly with grilled or smoked fish.

Production Info
Vineyard name
Quinta de Foz de Arouce
Vineyard size
5 acres
Soil composition
Schist
Training method
Bilateral Cordon de Royat
Elevation
660-825 feet
Vines/acre
1,600
Average Vine Age
70 yrs
Yield/acre
2 tons
Exposure
Various
Year vineyard planted
1940
Harvest time
September
First vintage of this wine
1987
Bottles produced of this wine
6,500
Winemaking & Aging
Varietal composition
100% Cerceal
Fermentation container
Barrels
Age of Aging Container
New-One year
Length of alcoholic fermentation
30-60 days
Fermentation temperature
61 °F
Malolactic fermentation
No
Type of aging container
Barrels
Size of aging container
300 L
Type of oak
French
Length of aging before bottling
7 months
Analytical Data
Alcohol
12.5 %
Residual sugar
2 g/L
Acidity
6 g/L

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