Adega de Pegoes Moscatel de Setubal NV is the sweet speciality from Portugal's Setubal Peninsula. The wine is aged in French and American oak barrels, to give it complex flavours of raisins, coffee, orange peel and honey; balanced by a fine acidity. Somewhere between an Amontillado sherry and an aged Rivesaltes in style!
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|Serve with||Rich fruit-based desserts|
|Awards||DWWA, Silver, 2016; DWWA, Bronze, 2015; DWWA, Silver, 2017; IWC 2015 2nd, Bronze, 2015; IWC 2016 2nd, Silver, 2016; IWSC, Bronze, 2016; SWA, Commended, 2016; SWA, Silver, 2015|
|Name||Adega de Pegoes Moscatel de Setubal|
Santo Isidro was founded in 1958, after the Portuguese government granted winegrowers land in the small village of Pegoes. The winery covers a total of 900 hectares owned by 140 of winegrowers. The winery and vineyards are located in Terras do Sado, the coastal region of the Setubal peninsula. This area benefits from the mineral-rich sandy soils where both international and native grape varieties can be grown. Santo Isidro de Pegoes is one of the most forward thinking co-operatives and their chief winemaker, Jaime Quendera, is a leading wine entrepreneur in Portugal, offering advice to over 20 other wineries throughout the country.
The winery boasts the most up to date equipment; a computerised, temperature controlled modern winery, with 90 stainless steel vats, pneumatic presses, 1,600 oak barrels and modern bottling lines. They produce a wide range of wines that offer excellent value for money.
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