NV Filipa Pato Sparkling Rosé 3B
“Pour this as an aperitif for a few friends and you may be dismayed at the speed with which the bottle empties. If any can be saved, try it with a nice little tomato salad, a plate of cold meats or a red fruit pud like Eton mess.” – Mary Dowey, The Gloss
3B stands for-
Barrida – the cooler climate north-west Portugese region close to the Atlantic.
Baga – Portugese’s noble red grape variety, providing fresh berry fruit flavours.
Bical – Portugese’s high acid indigenous white grape variety, adds aromatic creaminess.
Producer Filipa Pato graduated from the University of Coimbra as a Chemical engineer and refined her Winemaker skills doing harvests in Bordeaux, France – Mendoza, Argentina and Margaret River, Australia and with her father Luis Pato, the Baga rebel.