Varietals

4 Castas

2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010

Red

Conceito do Vinho

An annual challenge for the winemakers to find 4 grape varieties from that harvest which, combined, show a complex and well balanced wine, with distinctive character and flavour.

Agricultura

Integrated Production (certified)

The 2013 viticultural year was characterized by a cool and wet spring followed by a dry summer with large diurnal temperatures, making for good maturation conditions and sound healthy grapes.

SOIL TYPE
Schist origin, clay-loam structure.

AVERAGE AGE OF VINES
16 years

Castas

Alicante Bouschet, Touriga Nacional, Aragonez, Tinta Miúda

Vinificação / Estágio

Temperature controlled fermentation (22ºC – 25ºC) in small stainless steel tanks with robotic plunging and also in rotary fermentation tanks.

Aged for 6 months in French and American oak barrels, followed by a further 6 months in bottle before market release.

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Enólogos

David Baverstock and Luís Patrão

Cor

Clear, deep dark red, some violet edges.

Aroma

Perfumed aroma showing the Touriga Nacional violet and blueberry notes, with spice and freshness from the Tinta Miúda.

Paladar

Youthful fruit on the palate showing firmness and intensity from the Alicante Bouschet, with structure and elegance from the Aragonez, with contributing spiciness and complexity from the Tinta Miúda and Touriga Nacional.

Formatos

750 ml

Engarrafamento

July 2014

Álcool/Volume

14.5 %

Acidez Total

7.1 g/l

pH

3.58

Açúcar Redutor / Baumé

2.6 g/l