It was at this windmill in 1810 that the English General Crawford set up his control station for the Battle of Buçaco, during the Napoleonic invasions. Nowadays, the space where the mill is built is a viewpoint with extraordinary panoramic landscape.
Blanc de Blancs – Meio Seco
Alcoholic level: 12.0%
Classification: Protected Geographical Indication
Region: Beira Atlântico
Wine Type: “Blanc de Blancs” white sparkling wine
Grape Varieties: 50% Bical + 50% Arinto
Winemaker: Osvaldo Amado
Appearance: Citrus with persistent fine bubbles forming a necklace.
Color: Defined lemon color with slight green tones.
Flavor: Predominance of dried fruit and pleasant vegetal notes with nuances of critical notes.
Taste: Fruity with a crunchy mousse, a vibrating freshness and a long and persistent finish.
Aging: A minimum of 9 months on lees and 1 month after the dégorgement.
Longevity: 18 to 24 months.
Serving Suggestions: In leisure times; accompanying soft dishes from the Mediterranean cuisine based on fish and white meat; and also non-spicy delicacies from the Indian, Chinese and African cuisine.