Grande Escolha 2011 Red

Concept
Wine produced from the traditional Douro grapes, namely the Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca and Sousão, reflecting the character of their region of the lower Corgo, with consistent quality from year to year. Full, fragrant wine, associating concentration and elegance, the style of the Douro region.

Vintage
The 2011 vintage ran with moderate temperatures, no rain, and the grapes achieve a proper degree of ripeness to various types of wines produced. Harvest, decided after consideration of balls, ran from 14 to 25 September, arriving the grapes in excellent health. Transport to the winery made in boxes of 25 kg.

Technology
The grapes, at the ideal moment of ripeness, were harvested manually, destemmed and fermented, with prolonged fermentation in stainless steel tanks. After fermentation, the wine aged in French oak for 12 months. After bottling in July 2013, the wine aged in bottle for 8 months before setting off to the market. 3300 bottles were produced.

Description

A deep and rich ruby ​​color, intense aroma of ripe fruit and some vegetable, with easy perception of the notes of vanilla, coconut and chocolate, typical of the stage in wood. In the mouth the body is well balanced by acidity and alcohol, which gives it an aging capacity and makes it an adequate companion for meat dishes in the oven.

Chemical analysis
Alcohol: 13,98% (v/v)
Volatile acidity: 0.60 g/dm3
Total acidity: 5.20 g/dm3
Ph: 3.66

  

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Properties

Characteristics
Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Quinta das Brôlhas
Brand: Quinta das Brôlhas Grande Escolha
Region: Douro
Type: Red
Vintage: 2011
Alcoholic Level: 13,98%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca, Sousão
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: Virgilio Loureiro, Manuel Malfeito Ferreira
Format: 75cl
Tasting
Colour: Deep ruby colour.
Icon nose 176020a5140d2499a7f0e61d28ba9873d09e3af9dca561aeb6a91b357f650e5b Nose: Intense aroma of the ripe fruit and a vegetable, with easy perception of notes of vanilla, coconut and chocolate, bare wooden stage.
Icon mouth fe9befcc324311cf7cf9e740b28462659874ebbdc4882ef64971fe9b95382c5e Mouth: body well balanced by acidity and alcohol, that gives it ability of aging
Goes well with: Suitable partner for meat dishes in the oven