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Monte Da Casteleja
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Organic White from the Algarve

Back in the summer of 2018, we visited an Organic vineyard ‘Monte Da Casteleja’ situated in the Algarve region of Portugal. We were so impressed with the quality of the wines we had to bring some back and now I’ve just revisited their white (Branco) almost a year on, to see if the wine has developed from what already was a deliciously rich and complex but unusual drink. Winemaker Guillaume Abel Luís Leroux vision for the vineyard was to produce wine the old fashioned way with everything done manually including harvesting, treading the grapes, maceration with stems and ageing in…

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