Quinta da Extrema Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 Red

Wine Year
Year of high birth, with dry climate in the flowering period, which resulted in good yields. The entire period of growth until the harvest, marked by extreme drought that affected the photosynthetic activity of the vines and with consequent maturation stops. The result to the harvest were very small berries, which resulted in concentrated and aromatic whites and structured reds and deep color.

Winemaking and Stage
French oak barrels for 24 months

Alcohol Content: 14.2%
pH: 3.57
Total Acidity: 6.4 g / L
Residual sugar: 0.6 g / L


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Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Colinas do Douro
Brand: Quinta da Extrema
Region: Douro
Type: Red
Vintage: 2015
Alcoholic Level: 14.2%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon
Format: 75cl
Colour: Deep ruby ​​color, almost opaque.
Icon nose 176020a5140d2499a7f0e61d28ba9873d09e3af9dca561aeb6a91b357f650e5b Nose: It has enormous aromatic complexity, with notes of ripe, earthy peppers and black fruit. The long stage in wood lent notes of cigar box, spicy and balsamic.
Icon mouth fe9befcc324311cf7cf9e740b28462659874ebbdc4882ef64971fe9b95382c5e Mouth: In the mouth it is opulent with wide and firm tannins, the very present acidity transports the wine to another dimension.
Serving Temperature: 16ºC
Icon awards 0b2e1fc46a580be105fbbfe77df78f260843d877887ea25ecfe1b3dc8bf39830 Awards: Festival do Vinho do Douro Superior - Gold Medal