Quintela DOC Douro Colheita 2016 Red 75cl
Floral notes with hints of red fruit jam, okay married to toast the wood. Full-bodied and complex with ripe fruit and soft tannins
DOC Douro, Portugal
Varietal Composition: Tinta Roriz, Touriga Nacional and Touriga Franca
Provenance: Quinta da Separra; Cima-Corgo, Municipality of Alijó
Location Vineyard: Cima Corgo
Altitude: 450 -600 meters
Driving System: Cord “Royat” and “Guyot” bilateral
Climate and Soil: Warm and dry. Large temperature range. Shale.
Harvest: 100% manual for boxes with an average capacity of 20 kg.
Winemaking: Stemming and crushing; use of selected yeasts; fermentation for a minimum of 8 days with temperature control. Controlled malolactic fermentation.
Fermentation temperature: 28 – 30 ° C
Fermentation: Stainless steel vats of 10 ton. with a pump pumping system.
Stage: 70% of the batch aged for a period of 9 months in French oak barrels 2nd year, the rest aged in stainless steel tanks. Stage in bottle 6 months.
Potential Aging: 10-15 anos
Period Consumption Ideal: 1 – 15 anos
Color: Young beautiful ruby color and violet.
Aroma: Floral notes with hints of red fruit jam, okay married to toast the wood.
Palate: Full-bodied and complex in the mouth with ripe fruit and soft tannins. Wine to save or to consume now with a special meal.