Grande Escolha 2013 Red

Winemaking
Manual harvest into 20 kg cases with subsequent selection of bunches. de-stemming and fermentation with indigenous yeasts at a controlled from 24°C to 28°C in cement deposits, followed by a period of cuvaison for 3 weeks, which promoted greater extraction of noble elements of the skins, with subsequent fermentation malolactic. The wine aged for 13 months in 2nd and 3rd year French oak barrels.
 
Analysis
Alcohol: 14%
Total acidity: 5,42g/l
Volatile acidity: 0,77g/l
pH: 3,63
 
€24.00

Properties

Characteristics
Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Quinta do Pinto
Brand: Quinta do Pinto
Region: Lisboa
Type: Red
Vintage: 2013
Alcoholic Level: 14%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: Touriga Nacional, Tinta Miúda, Petit Verdot, Merlot
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: João Lino
Format: 75cl
Tasting
Colour: Deep garnet colour.
Icon nose 176020a5140d2499a7f0e61d28ba9873d09e3af9dca561aeb6a91b357f650e5b Nose: Rich and Intense, with notes of black fruit and spices, namely licorice, due to the ageing in the oak barrels, combined with the characteristic floral aroma of the Touriga National.
Icon mouth fe9befcc324311cf7cf9e740b28462659874ebbdc4882ef64971fe9b95382c5e Mouth: Creamy, velvety texture and well tamed tannins, with notes of red fruits, licorice and chocolate. End of mouth is long and very elegant. Beautiful balanced acidity.