Quinta Beira Douro Vinhas Velhas 2014 Red

The wine
Produced exclusively from the old vineyards from the Quinta Beira Douro, where the vines located on top of the river Douro and, with northern exposure, provide more elegant, fresh and aromatic more striking and complex wines.

The wine year
The agricultural year 2014 was atypically climatic. The high rainfall values ​​are particularly noteworthy, especially in January, July and September. The values ​​of the average temperature between April and May were above the normal values ​​for the time, which provided an anticipation of the sprouting and a fast vegetative development of the vines. July and August were quite unstable months, with the occurrence of some thunderstorms. August was dry and cool, allowing the smooth evolution of ripeness. A relatively early start of the harvest, with the grapes presenting good maturation rates. It was a very good year ahead. The rains of September did not affect the general quality of the grapes, which gave rise to high quality wines

Winemaking
The grapes are harvested for boxes of 20 kg, transported to the cellar and subject to sorting. With winemaking in traditional winery on foot. The wine masses are transferred by gravity to cement tanks.

Chemical analysis
Alcohol: 14.5% vol.
Total acidity: 5.7g / l
pH: 3.75
Açucares. Totals: 0.6g / l

 

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Properties

Characteristics
Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Cap Wine Portugal
Brand: Beira Douro
Region: Douro
Type: Red
Vintage: 2014
Alcoholic Level: 14,5%
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: Sofia Valente
Format: 75cl
Tasting
Colour: Dark ruby ​​color with violet notes.
Icon nose 176020a5140d2499a7f0e61d28ba9873d09e3af9dca561aeb6a91b357f650e5b Nose: Intense and complex nose with notes of ripe black fruits, blackberries, cherries, well-married with wood.
Icon mouth fe9befcc324311cf7cf9e740b28462659874ebbdc4882ef64971fe9b95382c5e Mouth: Wide and concentrated mouth, fruity and fresh, compote, spices. Long end
Serving Temperature: 16ºC
Consumption: It is advisable to pass through a decanter. With favorable bottle longevity potential for 10 to 20 years