Líquen Alfrocheiro 2018 Red

WINEMAKING: 

Careful hand sorting, gentle de-stemming, then transferred to small, open-top tanks. Very long first pump-over (4 hours). The fermentation started with native yeast and controlled temperature. Very gentle pump-overs 3 times per day. At the last third of fermentation the wine was racked into used 750 liter (40%) and 225 liter (60%) french oak barrels. 

 

Alcohol: 12,5% 

pH: 3,5 

Total acidity: 6,0 g/L 

Residual Sugar: < 1 g/L 

 

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€31.90

Properties

Characteristics
Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: João Cabral Almeida
Brand: Líquen
Region: Dão
Type: Red
Vintage: 2018
Alcoholic Level: 12,5%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: Alfrocheiro
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: João Cabral Almeida
Format: 75cl
Vineyard
Vineyard location: Silgueiros
Elaboration
Icon vinification 04b1039b65d015475e46d973b078067833b1fdb94cfc2b203336179178e779aa Vinification: The fermentation started with native yeast and controlled temperature. At the last third of fermentation the wine was racked into used 750 liter (40%) and 225 liter (60%) french oak barrels.
Icon aging method f92f3aeb44b9a289e4fd887871ce260da73d7cb9eab8d4f74d4a36436a460f91 Aging Method: 18 months in the same barrels
Tasting
Icon nose 176020a5140d2499a7f0e61d28ba9873d09e3af9dca561aeb6a91b357f650e5b Nose: Complex and elegant nose showing soft red fruits and berries with floral and spicy notes in the background.
Icon mouth fe9befcc324311cf7cf9e740b28462659874ebbdc4882ef64971fe9b95382c5e Mouth: The palate is very elegant with good concentration and silky structure under the really pure red fruits. Long and very fresh finish.
Evaluation
Icon classification 3e51d3d9ed15536209cb9d7118873a31deae54c93b16126273d93c69d22efe76 Classification: 18 points - Revista dos Vinhos