Beira Douro Touriga Franca / Touriga Nacional 2016 Red

The wine
The Beira Douro is produced from traditional Douro grapes, dominated by the Touriga Franca and Touriga Nacional grape varieties, from vineyards located in the Cima Corgo sub-region. It is a wine that favors primary aromas, showing a great balance between freshness, structure and fruit. A wine with great gastronomic aptitude and earlier consumption, although the potential for longevity in the bottle.

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. Despite this, the rains of the first fortnight of October refreshed and hydrated the vineyards.

Winemaking
Viticulture and oenology of minimal intervention, preserving the natural characteristics of the terroir and wine. Manual harvesting for 20kg boxes, fermentation in stainless steel vats under controlled temperature.

Chemical analysis
Alcohol: 13.5% vol.
Total acidity: 5.00g / l
pH: 3.78
Açucares. Totals: 2.6g / l

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Properties

Characteristics
Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Cap Wine Portugal
Brand: Beira Douro
Region: Douro
Type: Red
Vintage: 2016
Alcoholic Level: 13.5%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: Touriga Franca & Touriga Nacional
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: Sofia Valente
Format: 75cl
Tasting
Colour: Dark ruby
Icon nose 176020a5140d2499a7f0e61d28ba9873d09e3af9dca561aeb6a91b357f650e5b Nose: Notes of red fruits.
Icon mouth fe9befcc324311cf7cf9e740b28462659874ebbdc4882ef64971fe9b95382c5e Mouth: Good volume of mouth, fruity, ripe tannins and balanced end.
Serving Temperature: 16ºC
Consumption: Ready to consume, although with favorable bottle longevity potential for 5 years.