Colinas do Douro Colheita Tardia 2015 Fortified

Bottling
November 2017
 
Soil
Transition between shale and granite
 
Wine Year
Year of high birth, with dry climate during the flowering period, which resulted in good yields. The entire period of growth until the harvest, marked by extreme drought that affected the photosynthetic activity of the vines and with consequent maturation stops. The result of the harvest was very small berries, which resulted in concentrated and aromatic whites and structured reds with a deep color.
 
Vinification
Fermentation and 12 months aging in French oak barrels.
 
Chemical Analysis
Alcohol Content: 13.46%
pH: 3,02
Total Acidity: 6,80 g/L
Total Sugars: 96 g/L
 
€14.80

Properties

Characteristics
Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Colinas do Douro
Brand: Colinas do Douro
Region: Douro
Type: Fortified
Vintage: 2015
Alcoholic Level: 13.46%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: 100% Chenin Blanc
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: Jorge Rosa Santos
Format: 37.5cl
Tasting
Colour: Bright color with a light straw tint.
Icon nose 176020a5140d2499a7f0e61d28ba9873d09e3af9dca561aeb6a91b357f650e5b Nose: It shows a lively aroma, with a focus on yellow fruit and floral notes. More hidden are citrus and mineral aromas, accompanied by toasted and buttery notes from the barrel aging.
Icon mouth fe9befcc324311cf7cf9e740b28462659874ebbdc4882ef64971fe9b95382c5e Mouth: On the palate it is full and wide, with moderate acidity so that the wine as a whole is vibrant.
Serving Temperature: 10°C
Evaluation
Icon classification 3e51d3d9ed15536209cb9d7118873a31deae54c93b16126273d93c69d22efe76 Classification: 17 Points by Grandes Escolhas