Quinta dos Murças introduces new vintages

Quinta dos Murças introduces new vintages

The new vintages of the Quinta dos Murças wines – Minas, Reserva, Margem and VV47 – have just been launched. These wines are produced exclusively with Quinta dos Murças grapes, conveying the diversity of the estate’s 8 terroirs, marked by different altitudes, sun exposures and vertically planted vines, extending across 3.2 km of riverfront and different types of soils.

These wines “reflect the specificity and diversity of Quinta dos Murças”. Each one aims to be “an expression of the unique character of each plot of vineyards and their different terroirs, and we interfere as little as possible with the process to obtain the truest expression”, explains José Luís Moreira da Silva.

Quinta dos Murças VV47 2013 is from the oldest vertically trained vineyard in the Douro, planted in 1947, in a field blend. This is a unique wine, produced from a historic old vineyard in the Douro, which reflects the full expression of the Quinta dos Murças terroir, characterised by elegance, harmony and complexity.

Quinta dos Murças Reserva 2012 is from old vertical vineyards facing west. This is the classic version of the Quinta dos Murças wines, where the terroir produces wines with great elegance and ageing potential.

Quinta dos Murças Margem 2016 comes from old vineyards closer to the Douro River, where the altitude is lower and the sun exposure is south and west. This wine reflects the proximity to the river, lending great concentration and ripeness to the grapes. In order to fully preserve the expression of the terroir, it aged for 9 months in 500lt used French oak barrels.

Quinta dos Murças Minas 2016 is produced with grapes from south-facing vineyards, where there are five water springs (called Minas) that cool the vineyard and restore its equilibrium. This results in a concentrated wine, with aromas of ripe fruit balanced with the freshness typical of Quinta dos Murças.

These Douro reds are part of the Quinta dos Murças wine portfolio, which is completed with the range Assobio, Porto Tawny 10 years, Porto Vintage and extra virgin olive oil.

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