Grape variety – 100% Castelão (single grape)

Vintage – 2015

Region – Lisbon

Denomination – IG Lisboa

Type of soil – clay-limestone

Tasting notes − with a delicate pink colour and a complex scent that resembles the weakest and tasty red fruits such as raspberries and wild strawberries, Manz Rosé is made with Castelão grapes. It’s equilibrated with a smooth and sweet butterine and a firm, fresh finish

Winemaking − pre-fermentation maceration, in an inert environment and at a controlled temp. of 12ºC. After extraction, the must tear is subject to a static clarification process. The fermentation process takes place in stainless steel tanks, with a controlled temp between 14ºC and 16ºC. Fermentation takes place after 4 months of maturation in stainless steel tanks, under conditions that enhance the preservation of aromas

Ageing – in stainless steel

Alcohol – 12,5%

Wine pairing − ideal as an appetizer, sushi, shellfish, fish, salads and also ideal for pasta

Quote – “Made from 100% Castelão grapes which are dedicated to rosé production, this is an accomplished fruity but dry rosé with creamy, ripe red berry fruit and very attractive, well integrated fresh, persistent, mineral acidity” (SARAH AHMED, The Wine Detective. The inside track on Portuguese and Australian wine) [about vintage of 2013]