Vira Cabecas White Alentejo


Grape: Old Vine Field Blend

Country: Portugal

Region: Alentejo

Body: Medium

Abv: 13%

Size: 75cl


This beautiful natural wine is made from a Single Old Vineyard field blend (about 10 different grape varieties) in the Serra de Soa Momede microclimate area of the Northern Alentejo region of Portugal. Grapes are handpicked and undergo natural fermentation followed by aging in old oak barrels for 12  months. Bottled without fining and filtering. No malolactic fermentation. 

This creates a classy ,rich and deep white wine with the balance in structure making it a tremendous wine. The weighty palate brings lots of melon and honey forward, with good acidity and minerality leaving a long lasting finish. Try with poultry, game and white fish, white wine sauces with intense herbs, warm root vegetables or creamy textured cheeses.

Winemaker Joao Afonso of Cabeças do Reguengo is a fascinating man, evolving from a career as a leading ballet dancer to a top Portuguese natural garage wine producer! He produces wine with minimal intervention and optimum quality, obsessed with wines from old vineyards, cared for with organic and sustainable awareness to achieve wines that can be classed as truly natural.

Organic, Unfiltered, Natural, Vegan/Vegetarian Friendly & Low/No Sulphites

Wine Notes

Sub Type: White
Grape: Old Vine Field Blend
Country: Portugal
Region: Alentejo
Tasting Notes:

A classy, rich and deep white wine with the balance in structure making it a tremendous wine. The weighty palate brings lots of melon and honey forward, with good acidity and minerality leaving a long lasting finish.

Appearance: Gold
Body: Medium
Sweetness: Dry
Blending: Blended
Oaking: Oaked
Wine Making Process: Old Vines
ABV: 13%
Vintage: 2017
World Type: Old World
Closure: Cork
Wine Size: 75cl
Suitable: Vegetarian|Vegan|Organic|Low-Sulphur
Food Match: Chicken|Turkey|Game|Fish|Vegetables|Soft Cheese|Goose
Producer: Cabeças do Reguengo


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