Herdade do Esporao
Pé Branco 2021, Herdade do Esporão
Portugal / Alentejo
Andy's Tasting Notes
Excellent value and character showing how far modern Portuguese white wine has come. Fresh, crisp and dry with citrus and peach fruit. Delicately floral and aromatic – plenty of flavour and substance for its modest price tag.
Grape varieties – Antão Vaz, Arinto, Perrum
Price per bottle £8.30
Founded in 1973 by José Roquette and Joaquim Bandeira, Esporão’s mission is to make the finest wines from what nature provides, in a responsible and inspiring way. They are one of the leading wine companies in Portugal and one of the largest organic wine producers in the world. Playing a key role in the national and international promotion of Alentejo, but also present in the Douro and Vinho Verde regions, Esporão has become an ambassador of Portuguese culture, developing its activities in a sustainable manner.
Herdade do Esporao Philosophy
Mission Statement “To make the finest wine from what nature provides, in a responsible and inspiring way“.
Aim “To be economically, socially and environmentally sustainable and offer unique products and experiences that improve people’s lives.”
Culture “Non-conformity. Responsibility, Excellence”
Slow Forward “We like to move forward at nature’s pace – it means creating, innovating, and cultivating with care and responsibility, while leaving enough time to enjoy life. This is a philosophy we follow in all aspects of our production.”
Food matchA good all-rounder.
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