Mariposa Reserva 2013 Red
Mariposa wines are made in a natural way, preserving to the maximum the natural aromas of the grape varieties and the natural acidity
Of the region's grapes. They are intended light and fresh, to consume young people but, being Dão, will have a good evolution in bottle.
They are modern wines but they demonstrate the character of the region well.
The grapes were harvested manually for small boxes of 20 kg, with selection in the vineyard. The batch composition varies with the productions of each grape variety in the vineyard. After total destemming, the grapes go to a traditional granite macerated for about 48 hours, with temperature control. The fermentation is slow, under controlled temperature, and the made by footsteps. This wine is aged 1 year in used French oak barrels of 225 and 500L.
12 months in French oak barrels of 225L and 500L
Alcohol content. 13.3%
Total acidity. 5.2 g / l
Total Sugars. 0.9 g / l
|Quinta da Mariposa|
|Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz and Alfrocheiro|
|Deep ruby color with lilac lavas.|
|Complex aroma with notes of wild berries and spices, showing a very present Touriga Nacional and notes of barrel well integrated.|
|Full and ripe, with firm but satin tannins.|
|92pts Wine Enthusiast Magazine — Editor's Choice 2018|