Touriga Nacional 2017 (Magnum) Red

Origin
The grapes used to make this wine, came from the different parcels of grapes from Quinta de S. José which is situated in Cima Corgo, next to the river, from 100 to 250m of altitude. North exposition and very schist soil. North exposition and very schist soil.
 
Vinification
Grapes are harvested by castes and plots in boxes of 25 Kg at its optimal maturation. After fully stalked and crushed, they fermented in lagares (sort of top open ferment tanks), in order to enhance the richness of the grapes and skins go gentle to the juice. After malolactic fermentation, the wine matured in used french oak barrels of 300 liters, during about 12 months.
 
Analysis
Alcoholic content: 14%
Total Acidity: 5.0 g/dm3
Volatile Acidity Fixed: 0.5 g/dm3
pH: 3.65
 
€59.00

Properties

Characteristics
Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Quinta de S. José
Brand: Quinta de S. José
Region: Douro
Type: Red
Vintage: 2017
Alcoholic Level: 14%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: Touriga Nacional
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: João Brito e Cunha
Format: Magnum (1.5l)
Tasting
Colour: Very deep and purple colour.
Icon nose 176020a5140d2499a7f0e61d28ba9873d09e3af9dca561aeb6a91b357f650e5b Nose: Very complex and distinct flavours, where the typical fruity and floral nature of the variety predominates, and after spicy notes coming from the wood.
Icon mouth fe9befcc324311cf7cf9e740b28462659874ebbdc4882ef64971fe9b95382c5e Mouth: The palate shows fruit, complexity, great balance and harmony with high level tannins which confers a long finish.
Serving Temperature: 14-16ºC
Evaluation
Evaluation: 95,RP
Icon classification 3e51d3d9ed15536209cb9d7118873a31deae54c93b16126273d93c69d22efe76 Classification: 17.5 Points by Revista de Vinhos & 17 by Grandes Escolhas
Awards
Icon awards 0b2e1fc46a580be105fbbfe77df78f260843d877887ea25ecfe1b3dc8bf39830 Awards: 17.5 Points by Revista de Vinhos & 17 by Grandes Escolhas