Winery: Alves de Sousa
Grapes: Malvasia Fina, Gouveio, Avesso and Arinto
Region: Douro e Porto
Food pairing: Scalops and salmon
Ageing: 12 months in new french oak with “batonnage”
Reviews and Awards: Producer of the year in Portugal in 2006 and 1999 (Portuguese Wine Magazine); 17,5 pts (Jancis Robinson); 17,5 pts (Revista de Vinhos).
Tasting Notes: Straw yellow. The wood appears on the set in a very subtle and classy way. Complex, fresh and elegant. A classy white, guard and great gastronomic aptitude.
Aroma: Floral aroma, with a touch of lychees and great minerality.