Natalia Jessa is on the forefront of becoming the new face of Portuguese wines and one of the hardest working people around.  Having relocated for love from Poland via Ireland to Oporto, Natalia Jessa has really taken grasp of what is virtually an underserved market for inexpensive and incredibly delicious wine.  She says it herself in the most adorable broken Portu/Polish English accent: “Drink it, don’t overthink it.”  And these wines over deliver in a BIG way. 

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Technical Sheet

Country: Appellation: Producer: Year Founded: Annual Production Total: Farming: Harvest Method: Total Estate Size:
Portugal Vinho Verde, Dao Natalia Jessa 2010 10,000 cases Sustainable Manual 50 ha

Technical Table

Wine Name Varieties Soil Elevage Filteration Fining
Gota Vinho Verde ‘Azahar’ 35% Loureiro, 25% Pederna, 25% Trajadura, 15% Azal Granitic Stainless steel Yes No
Gota Dao Prunus Branco 50% Encruzado, 15% Malvasia Fina, 15% Bical, 15% Cerceal Branco, 5% other Clay, granite Stainless steel Yes No
Gota Dao Prunus Tinto 80% Jaen, 10% Tinto Roriz, 5% Alfrocheiro, 5% other Clay, granite Cement tank, and neutral wood Yes No
Gota Dao Bergamota 80% Touriga Nacional, 5% Tinto Roriz, 5% Jaen, 5 % other Clay, granite Used French oak Yes No