Quinta da Falorca Garrafeira Old Vines 2011 Red

Sustainable agriculture

Soil
Granitic and similars – No irrigation

Vineyards
Esmoitada (80+ years) south exposition, 450 m alt.

Production: 22 hl/ha

Winemaking
The grapes were selected and hand picked with extreme care to cases of 18 kgs, were taken to the cellar, and remained a full night so that they could be at a lower temperature before the process started. They were foot treaded in a very old granitic lagar, where the fermentation was made, with temperature control.

Ageing
French oak barrels for 24 months (blend made with Radoux Evolution fine-grain, Cadus, Seguin Moureau), 24 months in stainless steel vats and in the bottle.

Analysis
Total Acidity: 5,79 g/l
Volatile Acidity: 0,68 g/l
Residual Sugar: 1,2g/l
PH: 3,64 g/l

 

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Properties

Characteristics
Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Quinta da Falorca
Brand: Quinta da Falorca
Region: Dão
Type: Red
Vintage: 2011
Alcoholic Level: 14%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: 75% Touriga Nacional, 15% Tinta Roriz, 10% Rufete
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: Carlos Figueiredo, Pedro Figueiredo
Format: 75cl
Evaluation
Evaluation: 95,RP
Icon classification 3e51d3d9ed15536209cb9d7118873a31deae54c93b16126273d93c69d22efe76 Classification: 95 pts Robert Parker by Mark Squires on The Wine Advocate (consecutive three vintages)
Icon classification 3e51d3d9ed15536209cb9d7118873a31deae54c93b16126273d93c69d22efe76 Classification: 18 pts - Revista de Vinhos magazine
Awards
Icon awards 0b2e1fc46a580be105fbbfe77df78f260843d877887ea25ecfe1b3dc8bf39830 Awards: Top Wine in the Category of Portuguese Dão Red by Vivino Wine Style Awards 2016