Beira Douro Reserva 2016 Red

The wine
The Beira Douro Reserve is produced from grapes from Quinta do Malhô and Quinta Beira Douro. Made mostly of Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional and Tinta Roriz, some Tinta Amarela and Sousão. Two farms that contrast in sun exposure and altitude. The combination of the two frameworks contributes to the production of a wine that excels in balance, color, aroma and flavor.

The wine year
Wine year of 2016 was characterized by a high atypical in terms of climate, hot and rainy winter, cold and rainy spring and, extremely hot and dry summer.
Water reserves benefited the plants in the hot summer months, but the atypical climatic conditions verified, led to stops and delays in the maturations. Nevertheless, the rains of the first fortnight of October refreshed and hydrated the vineyards.

The grapes are harvested by hand and transported in small boxes of 20 kg. After smooth crushing and total destemming, the grapes ferment in stainless steel vats at controlled temperature.

Chemical analysis
Alcohol: 14% vol.
Total acidity: 5.00g / l
pH: 3.8
Açucares. Totals: 0.6g / l


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Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Cap Wine Portugal
Brand: Beira Douro
Region: Douro
Type: Red
Vintage: 2016
Alcoholic Level: 14%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional and Tinta Roriz & some Tinta Amarela & Sousão
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: Sofia Valente
Format: 75cl
Colour: Dark ruby ​​color
Icon nose 176020a5140d2499a7f0e61d28ba9873d09e3af9dca561aeb6a91b357f650e5b Nose: Intense nose with notes of ripe fruit, some well-integrated wood spice
Icon mouth fe9befcc324311cf7cf9e740b28462659874ebbdc4882ef64971fe9b95382c5e Mouth: Concentrated, fruity, fresh and complex. Fine tannins and long finish
Serving Temperature: 16ºC
Consumption: Ready to consume, although with favorable bottle longevity potential for 10 Years.