Esmero 2016 Red

Soil type: derived from schist, stony
Climate: cold winters, very hot and dry summer
Barroca, Touriga Nacional...
Grape age: very old (80 years)
Manual harvesting in boxes of 20 kg, sorting in mat of choice; crushing with foot trodden, maceration/fermentation in lagar for 7 days.
Maturation: 18 months in French oak barrels
Chemical Analysis
Alcohol: 14,5% vol.
Tot. Acidity: 5,8 gr/l
Residual sugar: 0,7 gr/l
pH: 3,56


Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Esmero
Brand: Esmero
Region: Douro
Type: Red
Vintage: 2016
Alcoholic Level: 14,5%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Amarela, Alicante Bouschet, Touriga Fêmea, Touriga Nacional
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: Rui Xavier Soares
Format: 75cl
Colour: Dense Ruby Red
Icon nose 176020a5140d2499a7f0e61d28ba9873d09e3af9dca561aeb6a91b357f650e5b Nose: Floral, red fruit and chocolate, complex with strong personality
Icon mouth fe9befcc324311cf7cf9e740b28462659874ebbdc4882ef64971fe9b95382c5e Mouth: Vigorous, with robust and dense tannins, long and lasting ending
Serving Temperature: 16ºC-18ºC
Goes well with: Intense red meat, pulp soft cheeses, desserts with fresh egg