Freixo Reserva 2015 Red

Vinification
The grapes of the selected varieties are harvested at peak ripeness, placed in 20Kg boxes and vinification begins immediately. The grapes are destemmed and transported to the fermentation tanks. Fermentation occurs over 20 days at moderate temperatures and with prolonged maceration that gives the wine great aromatic complexity.

Stage
Aged for 12 months in French oak barrels giving it significant elegance and complexity. The wine is matured in the bottle for over 6 months.

Analysis
Total Acidity: 5.5 (g/L)
Reducing Sugars: 0.9 (g/L)
pH: 3.72

 

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Properties

Characteristics
Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Herdade do Freixo
Brand: Freixo
Region: Alentejo
Type: Red
Vintage: 2015
Alcoholic Level: 14%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: Touriga Nacional (40%), Cabernet Sauvignon (40%) and Alicante Bouschet (20%)
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: Pedro de Vasconcellos e Souza
Format: 75cl
Tasting
Colour: Deep ruby colour.
Icon nose 176020a5140d2499a7f0e61d28ba9873d09e3af9dca561aeb6a91b357f650e5b Nose: Its aroma offers up an earthy note with broad ripe red fruits.
Icon mouth fe9befcc324311cf7cf9e740b28462659874ebbdc4882ef64971fe9b95382c5e Mouth: Surprising freshness with rounded tannins in the mouth. Lively and complex profile with a long, classy finish. A silky wine with excellent pairing potential.
Goes well with: Pairs well with traditional Portuguese meat and fish dishes and has the perfect fresh and elegant characteristics for accompanying fusion food. This wine is for laying down and has good ageing potential.
Evaluation
Evaluation: Silver Medal at the 2019 Concours Mondial de Bruxelles