Quinta Das Maias Branco

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SKU
MAIA-BRAN-2019
Grouped product items
Product Name Qty
MAIA-BRAN-2019-1-750-DP
1 x 750ml
£12.00
MAIA-BRAN-2019-6-750-DP
6 x 750ml
£72.00
  •   Dão, Portugal
  •   Crisp White
  •   Encruzado
  •   2019

In the foothills of the Serra de Estrela (Star Mountain), Quinta das Maias was first established in 1893. It is now a registered organic estate, capturing the freshness and focus that this vineyard offers. A haven for the Jaen variety, known in Spain as Tinta Mencia in Bierzo, Maias is a unique terroir for this fascinating cepage.

The name of the estate derives from the Portuguese word for the month of May, which is when the Weaver's Broom (known as Giesta, but here as Maias) flowers here. Under the same ownership as Quinta dos Roques.

"The 2019 Quinta Das Maias Branco is a Malvasia/Encruzado blend from a 130-year-old organic estate in the foothills of the Serra da Estrela in the Dão region of central north-west Portugal. It’s fresh, lemony and floral and makes a fascinating alternative to Sauvignon Blanc or Chardonnay." Jonathan Ray, The Spectator

A wine to be drunk now, though with characteristics favourable for 3-4 years ageing.

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  Bottle size 750
  Duty Paid / In Bond Duty Paid
  Vintage 2019
  Country Portugal
  Region Dão
  Grape Encruzado
  Wine Type White wines
  Wine Style Crisp White
  Winemaking Organic wines
  Oak Unoaked
  Drinkability Drink now
  Sweetness Dry
  Food Match Fowl - Chicken chasseur, Fowl - Roast Chicken, Occasions – Apéritif, Occasions - Canapés & Nibbles, Pasta - Lobster Linguine, Rice - Risotto, Mushroom, Salads and Vegetables - Salade Niçoise
  Abv 13%

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