2016

Reserva

28 

36% Touriga Nacional, 35% Merlot, 29% Aragonez, 2016

Description

Ageing:

100% in French oak casks during 32 months.

Tasting Notes:

Ruby Violet colour. Red fruit aromas with a touch of menthol and spice. On the palate intense fruit, full bodied with a juicy texture and fine tannins, good length, firm acidity and overall elegance. Good ageing potential.

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
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Additional Information

Country
Portugal

Region
Lisbon

Vineyard location
Gradil, Mafra, undulating terrain, vineyard on south facing slope

Climate
Atlantic influence, typically cool mornings and hot afternoons

Soil type
Calcareous clay

Type
Red

Grape varieties
50% Touriga Nacional, 40% Aragonez, 10% Merlot

Classification
Vinho Regional de Lisboa

Viticulture /Winemaking
Selected, handpicked grapes reach the winery in boxes of 20 kg. All grapes are de-stemmed and crushed, the grapes are carefully transported by conveyor belt, after cold maceration and fermentation, the wine has a lengthy post fermentation maceration with pump overs.

Alcohol
15%

Total acidity
5,26 g/l

Volatile acidity
1,3g/l

pH
3,65

Residual sugar
0.8 g/l

Production
5.020 bottles of 0.75l

Bottling
May 2019

Launching
March 2020

Winemaking
António Moita Maçanita

Viticulture
James Frost
Amândio Cruz