Prizes & Awards: 2013-Medalha de Prata Mondial du Rosé França | 2012-Medalha de Prata Concours International des Rosés du Monde França | 2011-Medalha de Prata Concours International des Rosés du Monde França | 2010-Medalha de Prata Le Mondial du Rosé França | 2009-Medalha de Ouro BT Dinamarca | 2005-Medalha de Prata Mondial du Rosé França | 2004-Medalha de Ouro Munshänkarna, Wine of the Year Finlândia.
Designation of Origin: Wine
The Wine: Mateus Rosé Original is a light, fresh, young and slightly sparkling wine. Its quality, extreme versatility and consistent style make it the ideal wine to accompany life's fine moments.
Tasting Notes: Mateus Rosé Original is a rosé with a very appealing and bright hue. On the whole, it is a fresh and seductive wine with fine and intense bouquet and all the joviality of young wines. In the mouth, it is a well balanced and tempting wine, brilliantly complemented by a soft and slightly fizzy finish.
Winemaker: Miguel Pessanha
Grape Varieties: Baga, Rufete, Tinta Barroca, Touriga Franca
Winemaking: Vinification follows the traditional method for white wines and fermentation is carried out slowly, with no skins, in stainless steel vats at 16ºC controlled temperature. Fining is followed by cold-stabilisation, after which the wine is filtered and bottled. The whole process is done with extreme care, so as consistently to ensure Mateus unique style, colour and freshness.
Store: The bottle should be kept in a dry and cool place, sheltered from light.
Serve: Mateus Rosé Original should be served chilled in a flute or in a tulip-shaped red-wine glass. Serve ideally between 6ºC-8ºC.
Enjoy: Mateus Rosé Original is ideal as an aperitif, to accompany a refreshing moment in the day. Mateus Rosé Original also goes very well with light meals, several types of fish and seafood, white meat, grilled dishes and salads. Its unique characteristics make it also ideal with pasta and other Italian cuisine and to accompany magnificently several styles of Oriental cuisine – Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese and Thai.
CO2: 2,2 g/l
Sugar: 15 g/l
pH: 3,2 - 3,3