Adega Regional de Colares 2012 Arenae Malvasia de Colares (50cl)
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The endangered and (now) tiny wine region of Colares is best known for its classic, long-lived red wines made from the Ramisco grape. But the white is equally fascinating, a relic from the glory days of a once famous wine region.
The grape is Malvasia de Colares, a variety unique to the area. Like the Ramisco, the vines are planted in uniquely beach-like soils that enabled them to survive Phylloxera, and are trained along the ground to protect them from the wind. The wine is uncompromisingly traditional - less fruity than waxy, with a touch of oxidation. It can be cellared for many years if desired. Made by the local co-operative, housed in a magnificent 19th century cathedral-like building, it is a rare find. Try it while you can.
Uniquely beach-like, sandy soils right on the Atlantic coast. Very old, ungrafted vines trained along the ground and protected from the wind by bamboo shields and apple trees. Aged 8-10 months in large old exotic wood barrels.
Arenae Malvasia de Colares
Adega Regional de Colares
100% Malvasia de Colares
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