Quinta do Quetzal Reserva 2015 Red

Shale soils of average productive potential with marked slope.

Mediterranean with some continentality. Cold winters with concentrated rainfall between October and February (annual average rainfall around 700mm) and very hot summers.

The grapes were harvested for small boxes, immediately transported to the cellar and cooled to 15ºC temperature. Then they were stripped and slightly crushed into a French oak boat. The fermentation took place during 8 days, at 26ºC of temperature, with 4 or 5 reassemblies daily during 15 minutes each. After the alcoholic fermentation, the wine was placed in barrels of 225 lts, ​​of French oak where it staged during 20 months. After that, he spent 8 months in the bottle.


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Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Quinta do Quetzal
Brand: Quetzal Reserva Tinto
Region: Alentejo
Type: Red
Vintage: 2015
Alcoholic Level: 15%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: 50% Petit Syrah, 15% Trincadeira e 35% Alicant Bouschet
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: Rui Reguinga e José Portela
Format: 75cl
Icon nose 176020a5140d2499a7f0e61d28ba9873d09e3af9dca561aeb6a91b357f650e5b Nose: The nose shows a great intensity
Icon mouth fe9befcc324311cf7cf9e740b28462659874ebbdc4882ef64971fe9b95382c5e Mouth: Expressed in black fruits, surrounded by a creamy, very long and persistent wood toast
Serving Temperature: 18ºC
Consumption: This wine can be consumed immediately after purchase, or be stored for up to 5 years in a cool place away from light.
Goes well with: Meats and fish of long confection.