Planalto Douro Branco
Top 8% wine in the UK
Blend: 25% Viosinho + 20% Malvasia Fina + 15% Loureiro Blanco
From: Portugal, Douro DOC
By: Casa Ferreirinha
A luscious, lemon coloured white from Casa Ferreirinha, a historic vineyard in the Douro region, now owned by the Sogrape company. This is a white blend of local grape varieties: Viosinho, Malvasia Fina and Loureiro Blanco, all grown in high altitude vineyards above the River Douro.
Vines have been growing at Casa Ferreirinha since 1771. Now heritage is helped by modern technology to produce fine Portuguese wines which express the Douro’s varied terroir. The winery is headed by talented winemaker Luis Sottomayor whose aim is to produce wines with freshness, depth and texture. The 2015 vintage won a silver medal at the TEXSOM International Wine Awards in 2017. Planalto Douro Branco is filtered and fined.
Vivino users rate it a top wine with a stunning 3.8!