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Quinta dos Murças Porto Tawny 10yo

Port wine

Wine Concept

Produced from grapes of superior quality, fermented in the traditional granite “lagares” with foot treading and aged in used oak casks for an average period of 10 years. This tawny shows the potential of the Covelinhas region to produce tawnys of great elegance, intensity, and persistence.

Agriculture

SOIL TYPE
Schist

AGE OF VINES
More than 30 years

Grape Varieties

Touriga Franca, Tinta Amarela, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz, Tinto Cão

Vinification / Maturation

Selected quality grapes. Destemming, crushing, followed by fermentation in traditional granite lagares with foot treading. Brandy spirit added to arrest the fermentation at the desired level of sweetness. Maturation in used oak casks in cold cellars, prior to blending different aged wines to produce a tawny style with an average age of 10 years.

In used oak casks for an average period of 10 years.

More Information

Port produced with top-quality grapes (category A), harvested from vines with an average age of 20, this wine showcases the Covelinhas region’s potential for producing tawny and vintage ports. Vinic aguardente (brandy) is added to the wine after fermenting in traditional tanks according to the traditional treading method.

The blends age in used barrels for an average of 10 years in the natural coolness of our cellar.

Wine Makers

David Baverstock and José Luís Moreira da Silva

Colour

Amber

Aroma

Complex and nutty with notes of dry fruit such as figs, nuts and spices.

Palate

Elegant and intense, very persistent with freshness.

Formats

750 ml

Bottling

June 2018

Alcohol/Volume

19.5 %

Total Acidity

4.8 g/l

pH

3.4

Reducing Sugar / Baumé

106 g/l