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Adega de Pegões Colheita Seleccionada, Península de Setúbal 2022
Popular, food-friendly white blend from Portugal, with a creamy yet fresh palate lifted by citrus notes, its aromas of white flowers and apricot enhanced by light oaking.
Price: £7.75 Bottle
Price: £46.50 Case of 6
- White Wine
- 2 - Dry
- Now to 2025
- 13% Alcohol
- oak used but not v. noticeable
Adega de Pegões
This successful co-operative, located south-east of Lisbon, was formed in 1958, and today it is responsible for 1100 hectares of vines owned by 148 growers.
They grow a mixture of local grapes – like touriga nacional, trincadeira and castelão for red wines – and international varieties like muscat, cabernet sauvignon and syrah. The ancient sandy soils here formed over millions of years from sand deposited by the Tagus and Sado rivers.
The company’s modern winery, overseen by talented winemaker Jaime Quendera, has received several million euros of investment in recent years. As well as a range of temperature-controlled stainless-steel vats and oak barrels, it boasts modern equipment such as pneumatic presses and state-of-the-art bottling and labelling facilities.