Alto do JOA 2019 Rosé

Terroir: Schist soil 
High thermal amplitude ranges.
Altitude: 800m 
Old Vines: More than hundred twenty years old vines (pré-phylloxera), and some without grafting.  
Indigenous or wild yeasts.
French barrels:  9 months
Technical facts
Alcohol: 14 % 
pH: 3,73
Total acidity: 4,60 g/l
Sugar: <20 g/dm3
Sulfites: 71,0 mg/dm3


Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Casa do JOA
Brand: Alto DO-JOA
Region: Trás-os-Montes
Type: Rosé
Vintage: 2019
Alcoholic Level: 14%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: Bastardo, Mourisco Tinto, Cornifesto, Tinta Bairrada, Alvarelhão, Malvasia Preta, Jaen, Esgana Cão, Formosa, Síria, Douradinha, Gouveio, Folgasão, Chasselas Salsa
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: Jorge Afonso
Format: 75cl
Colour: Delicate pink color, with copper nuances. Clean and bright.
Icon nose 176020a5140d2499a7f0e61d28ba9873d09e3af9dca561aeb6a91b357f650e5b Nose: Various red fruits, currants, strawberries, blackberries and ripe raspberries. Good intensity and persistence.
Icon mouth fe9befcc324311cf7cf9e740b28462659874ebbdc4882ef64971fe9b95382c5e Mouth: Touch of red fruits like strawberries, raspberries and citrus. Good body, and good persistence. Dry, with firm acidity. Soft. Good finish, with aftertaste of blackberry confitures.
Goes well with: A versatile wine, for light appetizers, charcuterie, sea food entries, or white meats. Sushi, Sashimis & Carpaccios. Light soft cheeses. Ideal for mediterranean foods.