Hexagon White Wine

HEXAGON WHITE 2014

WHITE WINE
V.R. PENÍNSULA DE SETÚBAL

Hexagon, José Maria da Fonseca´s Superpremiumwhite wine, is the pinnacle of all thework carried out in the vineyard and the cellar, and most importantly, a celebration of the “New World” concept, developed by the Winemaker Domingos Soares Franco, who has wanted to create an outstanding Portuguese wine in the best style and at an International level, for a very long time.

José Maria da Fonseca is the oldest and one of the most prestigious wineries in Portugal, producing table wines, Port and Setubal Moscatel. The Soares Franco family owns José Maria da Fonseca and has been involved in the wine business for almost 200 years. With over 650 hectares of land under vine in our main wine regions: Península de Setúbal, Alentejo and Douro, José Maria Fonseca also boasts Portugal’s largest winery, with capacity to produce 6.5 million litres of wine in a totally computerised operation.


VINTAGE INFORMATION

REGION

SETÚBAL PENINSULA

VINEYARD AREA

1.5

SANDY AND CLAY

PRODUCTION

3,200

WINE PRODUCTION

BOTTLING

2015

JUNE

GRAPES

40

ALVARINHO

32

VERDELHO

16

VIOSINHO

12

ANTÃO VAZ

ANALYSES

12.6

ALCOHOL

5.2

TOTAL ACIDITY
(TARTARIC ACID)

3.01

pH

STORAGE

12º

TEMPERATURE

60

HUMIDITY

SHELF LIFE

7 YEARS

AFTER BOTTLING

TASTING NOTES

COLOR

Yellowish.

AROMA

Dried fruits (almonds, walnuts and hazelnuts), melon, mineral, some oak, smooth, fine, elegant, with depth.

PALATE

Fruity, with structure, soft, very good relation fruit / acidity.

FINISH

Long

VINIFICATION

Partially fermented in second year old casks.

AGING

Partially, 3 months in 2 year old french casks.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS

Serve at a temperature of 11ºC and consumed at 13ºC with fish and seafood.


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