Douro / Quinta dos Murças

Assobio White

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 (certificate)

A damp winter followed by a mild summer with high diurnal temperature variations, allowing for a long, even maturation, with good fruit intensity and balancing acidity.

SOIL TYPE
Schist.

AVERAGE AGE OF WINES
15 years

Grape Varieties

Arinto, Verdelho, Gouveio, Viosinho

Vinification / Maturation

Grapes picked and selected by hand, pneumatic pressing, temperature-controlled fermentation (12ºC to 14ºC), aged on fine less (sur lie).

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

Crystal clear, citric with green hues.

Palate

Fine, elegant palate with intense fruit freshness, mineral notes, tight, persistent acidity to finish.

Formats

750 ml

Bottling

April 2015

Alcohol/Volume

13 %

Total Acidity

7 g/l

pH

3

Reducing Sugar / Baumé

3.5 g/l