2012 Anselmo Mendes Contacto Alvarinho
"This wine has a much personalised arom of ctric fruits, floral and mineral nuances. It is a distinct and elegant wine, where the qualities and potential of the Alvarinho grape variety are well exposed. It is a powerful wine when tasted, well balanced and it has a long aftertaste with character." - Aneselmo Mendes, Winemaker
"Contacto is a white wine 100% Alvarinho. This wine is made by the contact with the grapes, which vineyards are selected by Anselmo Mendes, in the must during the fermentation."
"The 100% Alvarinho grapes are harvested between September 15-22. The treading is without de-stemming, vertical pressing, 48 hours decanting, skin maceration 12-24 hours at 12 degrees C. The fermentation is made in stainless vats during 15-20 days, stage of 4 months with some lees." - Winery