Serra Papa Leite "ONosso"
Grapes Verdelho and Muscat
Colour Crystalline yellow
Aroma Very elegant with hints of tropical fruit
Flavour Very balanced in the mouth, tropical with an excellent texture. Reminders of mango, papaya , passion fruit, with a lively and persistent finish
Alcohol Content 13% | Reducing sugar 0,6 g/l
pH 3,39 | Total acidity 6,5 g/l
Recommendation Serve at 8º-10º C
Terroir Clay and shale-limestone
Harvest On September 17th , the harvest was done manually, and transported in 10 kg boxes to avoid crushing the grapes
Oenology Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tank, for three weeks, at a controlled temperature of 15ºC
Aging After fermentation, the wine was kept in contact with the lees until May/19
Bottling August 14th with cork
Producer Filipe Barreiros Cardoso
Oenologist António Madalena
Muscat is probably the grape presenting the greatest combination of aromas, making it easily identifiable. The muscat grape is sweet.
Its aroma is one of ripe grape, musk, honey, peach, apricot, nectarine and orange, with floral hints of jasmine and rose.
When vinified, the grapes can produce light and dry wines, different types of fragrant and fruity white wines, as a small amount of muscat grape is enough to give the wine its fruity aroma.
Many wines and sparkling wines are produced using muscat grapes, always with a sweet characteristic.
They pair well with desserts, and when served cold, are refreshing and often served as an aperitif. It should not be consumed over 20ºC, in order to avoid it becoming too sweet.