BSE White Wine

BSE 2015

WHITE WINE
V.R. PENÍNSULA DE SETÚBAL

First produced in 1947, BSE stands for “Branco Seco Especial” and is one of José Maria da Fonseca’s best known brands in Portugal.

BSE is produced in the Setubal wine region. Initially, the grape variety Fernão Pires gave the wine a fruity, distinctive aroma and a soft, dry palate. Nowadays, the blend has a predominance of the Antão Vaz grape, keeping its fruity aroma, elegant and velvet, with a soft and fresh palate.


VINTAGE INFORMATION

REGION

SETÚBAL PENINSULA

VINEYARD AREA

-/-

CLAY-LIME & SANDY

PRODUCTION

150,000

WINE PRODUCTION

BOTTLING

2016

MARCH

GRAPE VARIETIES

55

ANTÃO VAZ

34

ARINTO

11

FERNÃO PIRES

ANALYSES

12.3

ALCOHOL

5.48

TOTAL ACIDITY
(TARTARIC ACID)

3.21

pH

STORAGE

12º

TEMPERATURE

60

HUMIDITY

SHELF LIFE

-/-

DRINK WHILE YOUNG

TASTING NOTES

COLOR

Yellow citrus.

AROMA

Tropical fruits (banana, pineapple), apricot. Smooth and clear.

PALATE

Fruity, elegant, soft but with good acidity.

FINISH

Long.

VINIFICATION

Fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks at 16ºC.

AGING

None.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS

At temperature of 11/12ºC with fish, seafood, and salads or
as an aperitif.


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