JOSÉ MARIA DA FONSECA INTRODUCES AVIS RARA
SWEET WHITE WINE FROM JOSÉ MARIA DA FONSECA IS RELEASED
Avis Rara 2016, the newest white wine from José Maria da Fonseca is launched. From the Latin Avis Rara [aviʃˈrarɐ] -person or thing rare and unique, unusual, exceptional. This wine reflects its essence in its own name - a sweet and unusual white. The bird on the label (Avis), Bee cather is a bird that can be found in the Arrábida Hills, in the Setubal region. With floral aromas, roses, orange flower, apricot and a fresh, smooth and elegant flavor, Avis Rara is the ideal companion to seafood dishes, or you can simply enjoy it on its own. VINTAGE INFORMATION Grape Varieties: 50% Moscatel de Setúbal and 50% Fernão Pires Region: Península de Setúbal Type of Soil: Sandy Wine Production: 30.000 Litros Tasting Notes: Colour: Citrus yellow Aroma: Floral, rose, orange flower, ripe apricot Palate: Fresh mouth elegant and soft Finish: Medium / Long Vinification: Fermentation at 16ºC. Date of Bottling: April 2017 Shelf Life: Drink while young. Serving suggestions: Serve at a temperature of 11/12ºC with fish and seafood, or simply as an appetizer.