Mariposa Reserva 2013 Red

Concept
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.

Winemaking
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.

Ageing
12 months in French oak barrels of 225L and 500L

Analysis:
Alcohol content. 13.3%
Total acidity. 5.2 g / l
Total Sugars. 0.9 g / l
PH. 3.74

 

This wine was part of the BLINDBOX#4

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Properties

Characteristics
Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Quinta da Mariposa
Brand: Mariposa Reserva
Region: Dão
Type: Red
Vintage: 2013
Alcoholic Level: 13,3%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz and Alfrocheiro
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: Lúcia Freitas
Format: 75cl
Tasting
Colour: Deep ruby ​​color with lilac lavas.
Icon nose 176020a5140d2499a7f0e61d28ba9873d09e3af9dca561aeb6a91b357f650e5b Nose: Complex aroma with notes of wild berries and spices, showing a very present Touriga Nacional and notes of barrel well integrated.
Icon mouth fe9befcc324311cf7cf9e740b28462659874ebbdc4882ef64971fe9b95382c5e Mouth: Full and ripe, with firm but satin tannins.
Evaluation
Evaluation: 92pts Wine Enthusiast Magazine — Editor's Choice 2018