Quinta da Amoreira da Torre Reserva 2015 Red

Biologic Wine

History
Quinta da Amoreira da Torre’s vineyard belongs to Montemor-o-Novo’s council, in Évora. It’s a new vineyard, built from scratch in 2001, although there are records of wine production at Quinta da Amoreira from 100 years ago, interrupted in the beginning of the 30’s of the XX century.

The totality of the vineyard is, nowadays, converted to Biological Agriculture, being the harvest of 2005, the first certified in Biological Production Method, by the SATIVA (PT-BIO- 03) — Sistema de Controlo CE.

Climate
Mediterranean, sub-moist, dry.

Soil
Mediterranean earth-coloured, granitic derivates.

Altitude of the vines
240m

Vinification
Fermented in stainless steel cylindrical-conical tanks, with immediate racking into French oak 300 liter barrels, after alcoholic fermentation. Malolactic fermentation in barrels. 

Ageing
Stage of 12 months in barrels and 12 months of staging in bottle.

Analysis
Total Acidity: 5.9 (g/L)
Sugar: 1.5 (g/L)
pH: 3.63

This wine does not utilize any animal products in its crafting and it is certified as vegan by the Vegan Society.

 

This wine was part of the BLINDBOX#3

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Properties

Characteristics
Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Amoreira da Torre
Brand: Quinta da Amoreira da Torre
Region: Alentejo
Type: Red
Vintage: 2015
Alcoholic Level: 14,5%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: 60% Alicante Bouschet, 40% Touriga Nacional
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: Paulo Sendin, Carlos Ramos
Format: 75cl
Tasting
Colour: Dark granade colour
Icon nose 176020a5140d2499a7f0e61d28ba9873d09e3af9dca561aeb6a91b357f650e5b Nose: Complex plum, red fruits, spices, mint, eucalypt, chocolate and bergamot aroma, with subtle notes of the wooden casks where it staged.
Icon mouth fe9befcc324311cf7cf9e740b28462659874ebbdc4882ef64971fe9b95382c5e Mouth: Structured cluster, with a lot of complexity and character with a long and elegant finishing.
Serving Temperature: 15º - 16ºC