2017

Tinto

66% Touriga Nacional, 18% Merlot, 16% Aragonez 2017

Description

Ageing:

25% in stainless steel, 75% in used French oak casks for 10 months

Tasting Notes:

This wine is all about freshness and purity of fruit and flavour. Sour cherries and forest fruits with bright notes of the forest vegetation; wild mint, eucalyptus and pine resin. An extremely versatile wine to pair with food; excellent acidity, medium body and tannins, and lovely balance.

Additional information

Weight 1 kg

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
66% Touriga Nacional, 18% Merlot, 16% Aragonez

Classification
Vinho Regional de Lisboa

Viticulture /Winemaking
Selected, handpicked grapes reach the winery in boxes of 20kg. Smooth pressing of whole bunches by pneumatic press to extract the best must, which is left to settle for one day at 7°C to decant. Fermented in steel vat at low temperatures (12/14°C).

Alcohol
13,5%

Total acidity
5,97 g/l

Volatile acidity
1,1 g/l

pH
3,6

Residual sugar
2,1 g/l

Production
9.500 Bottles of 0,75 l.

Bottling
September 2019

Launching
June 2021

Winemaking
António Moita Maçanita

Viticulture
James Frost
Amândio Cruz