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Sonho Lusitano Vinhos Pedra Basta Branco 2015 – A White Blend with Body, Poise & Backbone

Pedra Basta Branco 2015, Portalegre, Alentejo DOC, Portugal, Wine Casual

Sonho Lusitano Vinhos, Pedra Basta Branco 2015, Portalegre, Alentejo DOC, Portugal

Tasting Note: A white blend from Portugal with body, poise and backbone.

Medium-intensity lemon in color, this wine has a floral nose of green apple, honeysuckle, and peach stone fruit.

On the palate the white blend is dry and medium-plus bodied with ripe, yellow fruit flavors.

The wine is medium plus in acidity.

Bottle Note: This wine comes from a high-altitude vineyard (650M) in the Serra de São Mamede, Alto Alentejo. The vines are around 80 years old with Fernão Pires, Arinto, Roupeiro and Tamarez the predominant varieties. Pedra Basta Bronco was bottled without ageing in oak to give maximum expression of fruit and naturally fresh acidity.

Rating: 92 points
Price: $15
Alcohol: 13.5%
Tasted: Wines of Alentejo Wine Tasting, New York, New York
Tasting Date: August 1, 2017

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