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Papa Figos White

Casa Ferreirinha Papa Figos White

Tasting Notes

A citrine color with greenish tones. This wine has good intensity and complexity with prominent aromas of flowers and white fruits, hints of citrus fruits and a touch of minerality. On the palate, this wine has great freshness, which is conferred by a balanced acidity; it has good volume and further citrus aromas, with hints of asparagus, that invite a long and elegant finish.

Varieties

50% Rabigato, 20% Viosinho, 15% Arinto, 15% Códega

Technical Notes

Grapes with the desired maturation and acidity, for a wine of this type, are chosen from these high altitude areas. After gentle destemming, the grapes are pressed, and the must clarified by static decanting at low temperature. A long alcoholic fermentation period follows at a controlled temperature between 61ºF-64ºF. During the period between alcoholic fermentation and the execution of the final blend, the existing lots undergo various tests and analysis, in order to ensure their quality. The final blend is made after a rigorous selection process and is subject to clarification and stabilization treatment prior to bottling.

Food Pairing

This wine pairs wonderfully with fish dishes and salads.

Did you know fact

Of all the birds found in the Douro, the Papa Figos is one of the rarest. It is a migratory bird with vivid, attractive colors and the female of the species, with its greenish coloring, perfectly symbolizes this unique Casa Ferreirinha wine. Papa Figos White is a wine from the Douro region that perfectly suits everyday drinking, as well as special occasions. It is an elegant wine - simultaneously vibrant, classic and modern - that reflects the essential values of Casa Ferreirinha, which has a fine tradition for producing quality Douro wines and is one of the region's biggest globally recognized brands.

Awards
90 Smart Buy

Vintage - 2017