João Pato Duckman Blablablabla Vinho Rosé
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Region: Bairrada, Portugal
Grape varieties: 100% Baga
João Pato Duckman Blablablabla Vinho Rosé is made from 100% Baga grown on .6 hectares of 25-year-old vines planted to chalky-clay soils.
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About João Pato Duckman Blablablabla Vinho Rosé
João Pato Duckman Blablablabla Vinho Rosé is made from 100% Baga grown on .6 hectares of 25-year-old vines planted to chalky-clay soils, the grapes are hand-harvested in early September, de-stemmed, and allowed to macerate for five days. Spontaneous fermentation takes place for three weeks in stainless steel and old oak casks (650L) with temperature control. The wine spends six months aging in the same casks. Unfined and unfiltered.
About Joao Pato, aka Duckman
The Duckman wines express the true character of Bairrada’s indigenous varietals and its exceptional maritime influence. There are no indications of the region on the labels, done intentionally to demonstrate an acute sense of place and varietal typicity through minimal intervention in the cellar. Maria Pato, the daughter of Luis Pato, created this project because of her love of the region and varietals, so much so that she felt constrained by the standards of Bairrada winemaking. For both of them, only the indigenous varietals can be Bairrada wine, not imports that want to claim it as their own identity. Luis and Maria work from two main vineyards, Amoreira da Gândara which is composed of mostly sandy soils, and Óis do Bairro which is composed of mostly chalky-clay soils. Here they grow both red and white varietals: Baga, Bical, Cercial, and Fernão Pires (a.k.a. Maria Gomes).