Harvest / Age:
30% Touriga Nacional; 40% Touriga Franca; 20% Tinta Roriz; 10% Tinto Cão
Stage in new and used French oak barrels for 12 months. Bottled in February 2012.
Hand picked to 15 Kg boxes. Selected in conveyor table. Stalks removal and crushing. Fermentation in open traditional granite tanks.
Exuberant and very elegant, black fruit, cocoa and mineral, well married with the vanilla from the barrels.
Good volume in the mouth, full of good tastes and nice freshness, with subtle tanins, long and complex finish
Alcohol: 13,5º, Tot. Acidity: 5,2 gr/l (tartaric ac.), Residual sugar: 2 gr/l, pH: 3,6
Temperature: 16 ºC
Gastronomy: starters, cheeses, poultry dishes, white, red and cured meats