What am I: Peluda Tranco no Binto rose
Peluda is located in the north of Portugal, in the Minho region. It is a multigenerational project, spearheaded by Mariana Pala, with support from her grandfather. Mariana represents a young generation of winemakers who hail from a traditional wine family. This combination creates a dynamic mix of tradition and fresh ideas.
With 17 hectares of vineyards located in Mondim de Basto, Mariana aims to make wines in the spirit of Minho and Vinho Verde. Basto is a hilly terrain with peaks up to 1,000 meters. It is largely cut off from the maritime influences of the Atlantic Ocean. There are cold and rainy winters and hot and dry summers. The Azal Branco grape loves this landscape and does not reach full ripeness until mid-September. Wine made from this grape scores high on the acidity scale yielding fresh wines with flavors of citrus and green apple.
Most of the vineyards used in making Peluda Tranco no Binto rose wine are made up of granite and shale soil. In the wintertime, donkeys and horses graze and provide natural fertilization.
Peluda Tranco no Binto and Binto no Tranco are made to go together. This colorful duo is made with Loureiro and Padeiro de Basto grapes.
10% red on 90% white and 10% white on 90% red wine is the recipe for this fresh combo!
Region, Sub-region and/or DOC: Minho/Vinho Verde sub-region Bastos
Grape Varieties: Loureiro and Padeiro de Basto
Alcohol by volume: 13%