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Folias de Baco
Curtido 2020

From 1.5ha of 35 year old vines planted to a blend of schist and granite soils. Hand harvested in early September with extensive vineyard sorting, whole cluster pressing with 4 month maceration. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel (5000L) using ambient yeasts that lasts for approximately seven weeks under temperature control. The wine spends approximately four months on lees, with stirring once a month, and aged in stainless steel for...

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From 1.5ha of 35 year old vines planted to a blend of schist and granite soils. Hand harvested in early September with extensive vineyard sorting, whole cluster pressing with 4 month maceration. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel (5000L) using ambient yeasts that lasts for approximately seven weeks under temperature control. The wine spends approximately four months on lees, with stirring once a month, and aged in stainless steel for four months. Not fined or filtered. Gateway orange wine if ever there was one. Gentle and fresh, with bright juicy acid and generous, fleshy stone fruit like aromas and flavours that are true to varietal.

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From 1.5ha of 35 year old vines planted to a blend of schist and granite soils. Hand harvested in early September with extensive vineyard sorting, whole cluster pressing with 4 month maceration. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel (5000L) using ambient yeasts that lasts for approximately seven weeks under temperature control. The wine spends approximately four months on lees, with stirring once a month, and aged in stainless steel for...

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From 1.5ha of 35 year old vines planted to a blend of schist and granite soils. Hand harvested in early September with extensive vineyard sorting, whole cluster pressing with 4 month maceration. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel (5000L) using ambient yeasts that lasts for approximately seven weeks under temperature control. The wine spends approximately four months on lees, with stirring once a month, and aged in stainless steel for four months. Not fined or filtered. Gateway orange wine if ever there was one. Gentle and fresh, with bright juicy acid and generous, fleshy stone fruit like aromas and flavours that are true to varietal.

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Producer

Folias de Baco
Alto Duoro, Portugal

Born into a winemaking family and spending his adolescence in the vines, Tiago Sampaio knew early on his life’s pursuit would be in the world of wine. As a teenager he began in agronomy school, going on to pursue higher and higher levels of education in the world of agriculture until ultimately getting a PhD in Viticulture and Enology in Oregon, USA. Once completed, he returned to Portugal,...

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