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Quinta De Covela

Covela Avesso Reserva



FRESH & MINERAL


The wine is aged on a mixture of French and Austrian oak barrels. Austrian barrels are known to have a milder wood flavor than French barrels, and the effect is that the wine retains a part of its minerality that may otherwise be reduced by aging in oak barrels. The wine is spontaneously fermented, which means that fermentation is started only by the yeast cells that sit on the skins of the grapes when they are picked. In the glass, the wine is golden, with bright, almost white reflexes. In the nose you experience stone fruits as apples, pears and peaches - but after a while in the glass aromas of a more tropical nature such as pineapple and coconut. In the mouth, the wine appears creamy with a fresh and mineral acid.


FRISK & MINERALSK


Vinen er lagret på en blanding af franske og østrigske egetræsfade.

Østrigske fade er kendt for at give en mildere træsmag end franske fade,

og effekten er at vinen fastholder en del af sin mineralitet, der ellers kan

blive reduceret af fadlagring. Vinen er spontangæret, hvilket vil sige at

gæringen er startet alene ved de gærceller der sidder på druernes skind

når de bliver plukket. I glasset er vinen gylden, med lyse, nærmest hvide reflekser. I næsen oplever man med det samme stenfrugter som æbler, pærer og fersken -

men efter lidt tid i glasset kommer der dufte af mere tropisk karakter som

ananas og kokosnød. I munden fremstår vinen cremet med en frisk og mineralsk syre. Vinen er vedholdende og opleves som flot balanceret mellem fad og frugt.




FACTS


Country: Portugal

Region: Vinho Verde

Winery: Quinta De Covela

Year: 2018

Type: White

Grapes: Avesso

Alcohol: 13%

Aging: Oak barrels

Closure: Cork

Winemaking: Organic


ABOUT THE WINERY


QUINTA DE COVELA


On the sinuous terraces of a natural amphitheatre perched high above the right bank of the Douro river, Quinta de Covela has - for at least five centuries now - straddled the rugged terrain where two of Portugal's best-known wine-producing regions now meet. At the end of the 1980s Quinta de Covela was acquired by businessman Nuno Araújo who invested heavily in the estate's vines and wines, and created the brand Covela. Over the next years, the wines gained a reputation nationally and internationally with their modern labels and distinct blends.


På de svage terrasser i et naturligt amfiteater, der ligger højt over højre bred af Douro-floden, har Quinta de Covela - i mindst fem århundreder nu - kørt rundt i det barske terræn, hvor to af Portugals bedst kendte vinproducerende regioner nu mødes. I slutningen af 1980'erne blev Quinta de Covela erhvervet af forretningsmanden Nuno Araújo, som investerede stærkt i godets vinstokke og vine og skabte mærket Covela. I løbet af de næste år fik vinene et ry nationalt og internationalt med deres moderne etiketter og forskellige blandinger.


General grape descriptions



Avesso


Avesso is grown in the Vinhos Verdes region. However, it is mainly planted near the Douro region, in the sub-regions of Baião, Resende and Cinfães, where it finds the ideal conditions for its development, since these soils are drier and less fertile than those of the other areas of Vinhos Verdes. Avesso’s bunches are medium-sized, with big, yellowish green berries. Wines produced with this grape variety are aromatic and very harmonious and tasty. Avesso’s qualities are much appreciated when the ripening conditions allow the production of wines containing at least 11% of alcohol.


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