Quinta da Pedra Cavada Grande Reserva 2012 Red
2012: It was characterized for being a dry year and at the same time fresh. The driest winter of the last 40 years, with the rains of September to compensate for the extreme water deficit, as a result the vegetative cycle from the painter delayed 2 weeks.
Grapes from old vines in the Upper Douro, after partial destemming and a slight crushing, the wort was transferred to fermentation vats in stainless steel with temperature controlled to 24 Degrees. Aged after 15
months in new French oak barrels.
|Colinas do Douro|
|Quinta da Pedra Cavada|
|Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz & Tinto Cão|
|It has an intense, opaque color.|
|In the nose the aroma is complex with highlight to the very mature red fruits, with notes of vanilla, and specialties.|
|The mouth is very firm, dense, voluminous, and with well-connected wood tannins. The Final is long, fresh and harmonious.|