Next level Alvarinho from the sub regions of Monção and Melgaço. Light straw yellow color with greenish hints. Very exuberant aromas, highlighted by lifted aromatics of apricot and lychees. On the palate its fresh and creamy in a balanced way, with a long and mineral finish. Coming from granitic soil vineyards on the slopes, the continental climate influenced by the Serra D'Arga which predominates here giving these wines a beautiful mineral freshness
Making wines from some of the oldest vines in the Douro Valley, Nuno Vaz and Ricardo Silva are part of a new wave of Portuguese winemakers prepared to put quality before quantity and pay a sustainable price to the old growers who nurture the vines. Terroir, varietal expression and the vintage year are the driving forces behind their beautiful and expressive wines.