José Maria da Fonseca Rosé

Production Notes:

Periquita Rosé Alcohol Free wine, is made from a complementary blend of native Portuguese grape varieties. It is vibrant in fruit flavours and its versatility makes it an ideal partner for any occasion. José Maria da Fonseca is the oldest and one of the most prestigious wineries in Portugal, producing wines, Port and Setúbal Moscatel. With over 650 hectares of land under vine in our main wine regions: Peninsula de Setúbal, Alentejo and Douro, José Maria da Fonseca also boasts Portugal’s largest winery, with capacity to produce 6.5 million litres of wine in a totally computerised operation.

Winemaker Comments:

Winemakers Team under the guidance of Domingos Soares Franco - the first Portuguese winemaker to graduate from the recognized University of Davis in California - a team of hand-picked winemakers are responsible for undertaking a wide range of research, studies, experiments and innovation that make José Maria da Fonseca a pioneer in much of what is done in terms of winemaking in Portugal and in the world. This is a job that starts in the vineyard, covers the entire production process and ends in the bottled wine made available to the consumer.

Sensory Description

Colour Pink salmon
Bouquet Red berries, roses and tropical fruit
Taste Light, soft, fruity and refreshing and slightly sparkling with a medium finish

Technical

Total Acidity 6.1 g/L as Tartaric acid
Composition Castelao, Trincadeira and Aragones grapes
Alcohol 0.3%
pH 2.8
Residual Sugar 70 g/L
Available Sizes 750 mL screw top

Tasting Notes

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