Quinta do Monte d'Oiro Reserva 2012 Red

Philosophy
A wine grown on a privileged terroir.
A terroir whose slopes, at sunset time, are covered with unique golden colours.
A terroir that since the 17th century is wellknown as the “Hill of Gold”.

Viticulture
Organic production with a single plot managemement winegrowing work.

Soil
Lime and clay from the superior jurassic period. Twenty hectares with different expositions and slopes.

Climate
Mediterranean microclimate with an Atlantic influence. Cold nights even during summer, max. temperatures of 31ºC, 675 mm average rainfall and a permanent blowing wind.

Vinification
Plot winegrowing work (various distinct Syrah plots) from the harvest to the end of the ageing process. Handmade harvest, with manual sorting. Desteming with no crushing. Fermentation in stainless steel temperature controlled vats. 10 days maceration. Stage for about 16 to 20 months in french oak barrels, 30% of which new ones.

Tasting Notes
Excellent in concentration because it is at the perfect state, without being exaggerated. Dense and lively aroma, with black fruits, spices and good vegetable notes. Very elegant in the mouth, delicate tannins and refreshing acidity. Evident class. João Paulo Martins, Revista de Vinhos magazine

 

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Properties

Characteristics
Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Quinta do Monte dOiro
Brand: Quinta do Monte d'Oiro
Region: Lisboa
Type: Red
Vintage: 2012
Alcoholic Level: 14%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: Syrah (96%) and Viognier (4%)
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: Graça Gonçalves, advised by Grégory Viennois
Format: 75cl
Evaluation
Evaluation: 94,RP|94,WE|16.5,JPM
Tasting
Serving Temperature: 16-17ºC