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Maçanita Brancotext
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16½/20

Maçanita Branco 2020

Douro Valley, Northern Portugal, PortugalSiblings Antonio and Joana Maçinata work together on this Douro Valley project. This Branco blends viosinho, códega do larinho, and gouveio comes mostly from the Baixo Corgo (80%), with the remainder from the Cima Corgo and from vines between 580-700m on granite and schistous soils. This was whole bunch pressed, then fermented and aged in stainless for 6 months, on lees. Subtle white blossoms, pear, green apple, green fig, lemon peel is slicked with lees, and cut with a bracing stony schistous hum that lingers long on the finish. Accessible, bright, and drinking very smartly now.Tasted: 01 September 2021Tasted by: Treve RingPrices: ON 23.95 consignment Producer: MaçanitaDistributors: Le Sommelier Inc.
Blend: Viosinho - Códega do Larinho - GouveioUPC: 5600789937020