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Dona Matilde
Douro White

2019

$241.20 ($20.10 per bottle)

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James Suckling awarded this Vintage 92 Points.
Prior Vintages: Gold Medal Berliner Wein Trophy 2009

A classic Douro estate, of Port wine and DOC reds, Dona Matilde impresses with its white wines that are born of the culture of Port wine.
It is because of our heritage and our academic culture and practice that we are now reinventing ourselves to produce remarkable white wines: we have continued the practice of the field blend (a process in which all the grape varieties are harvested at the same time and fermented together), using the four traditional Douro varietals used to make Port wine: Arinto, Viosinho, Gouveio, and Rabigato. - Filipe Barros - Mar 2020

92 Points Suckling

92 pts James Suckling - Citric Colour. Very intense aroma to pineapple and apricot followed by linden and jasmine. Fresh, with a balanced acidity, a great structure and a long-lasting end.

The white wine Dona Matilde was produced from the grape varieties Arinto, Viosinho, Gouveio and Rabigato. It is a wine with a citric colour and a very intense citric aroma, with tropical notes, anise, some passion fruit, mango and hints of pineapple, a fresh finish with notes of orange and lemon verbena. In the mouth it has a taste of tropical fruits, with a balanced acidity, a great structure and a long aftertaste.

Varietals: 30% Arinto, 30% Viosinho, 20% Gouveio; 20% Rabigato
Vineyard Location: Douro
Wine making - Hand-picked grapes in 25 kg containers; grape selection prior to crushing; gentle pressure; fermentation under controlled temperature
AGING - 6 months in stainless steel

Dona Matilde Douro White

$241.20 ($20.10 per bottle)