Leira Seca 2017 Encostas de Paderne Vinho Verde
Racy, aromatic and with plenty of weight, this blend of Alvarinho and trajadura from the Northern Minho region has citrussy fruit, very fresh tropicality and a crisp dry finish. This is not like the more comercial styles we are more used to seeing here.
The Vineyard of Encostas del Paderne are planted on the sandy granitic soils of the slopes of Paderne in the northern Minho Valley. Overseen by Manuel Da Rosa, this wine is produced with minimal inputs from the Alvarino and Trajadura varities which are handpicked from low yielding vines. Winemaking is traditional with as little intervention as possible to bring out the natural flavours.