Douro / Quinta dos Murças

Assobio Rosé

2014 2013

Red White Rose

Wine Concept

Respecting the winemaking tradition of the oldest demarcated region in the world, these wines are produced using native grape varieties, created to express the vibrant aromas of the most traditional Douro grapes, showcasing their potential for producing balanced wines that are excellent partners for food.

Agriculture

Integrated Production (certified)

Winter and spring were rainy and cold, while the hot and dry summer that followed lasted until mid-September, when the region experienced heavy rainfall. By this time, the harvest had finished and the grapes were perfectly ripe.

SOIL TYPE
Schist.

AVERAGE AGE OF VINES
4 years

Grape Varieties

Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Francisca, Tinta Roriz

Vinification / Maturation

Grapes picked and selected by hand, pneumatic pressing, temperature-controlled fermentation (12ºC to 14ºC).

More Information

A DOC Douro wine produced at Quinta dos Murças from Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz and Touriga Franca grapes. After alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperatures (24 ºC to 27 ºC), approximately 20% of the blend ages for 6 months in new and used French and American oak barrels.

Boasting an elegant profile of red fruit and spicy notes with young fruit notes, this is a versatile wine that pairs well with all types of dishes, from the most sophisticated to the most traditional cuisine.

Wine Makers

David Baverstock, Sandra Alves and Michael Wren

Colour

Clear, pink hue with blue flecks.

Palate

Fresh, balanced and long.

Formats

750 ml

Bottling

February 2014

Alcohol/Volume

13.5 %

Total Acidity

7.7 g/l

pH

3.22

Reducing Sugar / Baumé

1 g/l