Reserva Branco 2014

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Portal d'Azenha

Better known for its reds than for its whites, here the Douro valley produces a delightfully complex white wine.

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Portal d'Azenha

Roland Heenen from Flanders owns the Portal d'Azenha estate in the Douro valley, whose superb terraced vineyard is mainly known outside Portugal for its port wines. Moreover, he is the only Belgian to have started producing these mutated wines! Portal d'Azenha has around six hectares of its own and on a rental basis. It also buys grapes from other wine growers: the range actually includes ten or more wines and port wines. Dividing his time between Belgium and Portugal, Roland Heenen has taken on the services of several local wine experts, including José Alves, who owns the Quinta da Rede, where the estate’s white and red wines are vinified and matured.


Reserva Branco

This cuvée is only produced in good vintages using grapes grown in granite and schist soils – guaranteeing very good minerality. It is aged for three months in French oak casks.


   Nice yellow robe.

   Fine nose dominated by aromas of lemon and pear.

   Very elegant and fruity in the mouth; a fine length at the finish, characterised by a certain minerality.

   Bass carpaccio, seafood.

   12-14°C.

Data sheet

CountryPortugal
RegionDouro
DomainPortal d'Azenha
CuvéeReserva Branco
Vintage2014
AppellationDouro DOC Reserva
Colourwhite
Characterdry
Dominant grape varietyGouveio
Blend40% Gouveio - 30% Arinto - 30% Viosinho
Bottle size75 cl
Alcohol13%
Aging potential6-7 years

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Reserva Branco 2014

Reserva Branco 2014

Portal d'Azenha

Better known for its reds than for its whites, here the Douro valley produces a delightfully complex white wine.

Long - Mineral

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