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Lima Vinho Verde Schist
Encostas do Lima
Portugal - Vinho Verde   

This special project from the Adega Ponte de Lima highlights the diverse soils of the Vinho Verde region. Made from 100% Loureiro grapes, both the Granite and Schist varieties boast a crisp acidity and expressive minerality.

Lima Schist Vinho Verde displays subtle yet more complex aromas. Full bodied, persistent and engaging.

Specifications
Wine Type
White
Varietal(s)
100% Loureiro
Age of vines
15 years average
Soil type
Schist
Vinification
Manual harvest. Fermented at 17°C (62°F) with the help of inoculated active dry yeasts (saccharomyces cerevisiae) that works the best with Vinho Verde. Stirring of the lees (batonnage). No oak. 7 grams per liter residual sugar (0.7%)
Production
500 (9-liter cases)
Pairings

Fatty fish, white meats and desserts.

Producer Information: Encostas do Lima

Encostas do Lima is produced by the Adega Ponte de Lima. The Adega Ponte de Lima was founded in 1959. As its name suggests, it is located in beautiful Ponte ...
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