Wine Sogrape Vinhos, Gazela Vinho Verde
Reviews of purchase Sogrape Vinhos, Gazela Vinho Verde
Wine pale, almost white.
Wonderfully balanced wine is an attractive, lightweight, slightly sweet taste with lively acidity.
The wine has a fresh scent of citrus and tropical fruits.
Chilled wine is perfect as an aperitif or as a refreshing drink on a hot day. It will also serve as the perfect accompaniment to white meat, salads, pastas, light meals of fish and seafood.
Brand Gazela (gazelle) first appeared in 1984. After 20 years, the company Sogrape Vinhos has decided to renew and modernize while preserving the value of Gazela - freshness, lightness, attractiveness and versatility drinks. Under this brand produced wine from the vineyards of Quinta de Azevedo - estates purchased by Sogrape Vinhos in 1982 and is located in the north of Portugal Vinho Verde in the area.
Vinho Verde wine region was first mentioned in 1606 in the official documents of the municipality of Porto. Now he is well known in the world for its wines, is also wearing the name Vinho Verde (translation - a green wine). These purely Portuguese wines have received such a designation is not for the color, but for the youth, that is, for a short period of exposure.
Gazella Vinho Verde - refreshing, soft and light semi-dry wine produced from grapes varieties of Portuguese Treyschadura, Azal (Albarino) Pederna (Arinto) and Loureyla. After crushing and pressing fruit juice settling is carried at low temperature in a sealed tank within days. Slow fermentation of the wort is carried out in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature of 16 ° C. After cold stabilization of wine is filtered and bottled. The sugar content of 12 g / l.
In 1942, Fernando Van Zeller Guedes with partners founded the company "Sociedade Comercial dos Grandes Vinhos de Mesa de Portugal", which is now known as "SOGRAPE Vinhos". The objective of the company was to create a product based on three criteria: quality of the wine, the importance of brands and active presentation of their wines. First issued a drink, to realize all the criteria, it was wine, "Mateus", which brought the company's reputation and gave impetus to the further development of production and access to the markets of Argentina and Spain, and later - the United Kingdom of Great Britain and the United States. Under the leadership of Fernando Guedes in 1967 built a new factory in Avintes. It was a new level of volume and quality. Six modern bottling provide volume 200 thousand bottles per day. In the 70s "SOGRAPE" is expanding its portfolio with other policy areas, including the glass industry and banking. After global restructuring in 80 years, the company has focused on creating new wines and coverage of new wine regions of Portugal - the Tao, Vinho Verde, Bairrada, Douro and Alentejo. Significant funds have been invested in research on selection and planting of high-quality varieties of Portuguese grapes, as well as in the construction of modern wine-making facilities. Guedes also began to actively support university research in the field of biotechnology, viticulture and winemaking. Today the company is run by the third generation of the family Guedes. It owns about 1,200 hectares of vineyards in the main Portuguese wine regions, as well as in Argentina, Chile and New Zealand. Production base "SOGRAPE" includes 9 estates and 10 wineries, the power of more than 30 million. Liters per year.