Quinta das Arcas produce wines in and around Vinho Verde DOCin the North of Portugal. The company was founded in 1985 by Antonio Manteiro, is still run by him and his family and each year seem to go from strength to strength.
Handpicked grapes are immediately de-stemmed and then crushed to capture fresh aromas. It has a low temperature fermentation in stainless steel vats.
There are some evident tropical aromas reminiscent of pineapple and mango. Fruity blended with interesting floral notes. It presents itself with a soft minerality, very well balanced and medium structure.