Colheita Selecionada 2017 Red

Viticulture
Soil: Granit and schist
Texture: Sandy loam
Vine conduction: Unilateral cordon
Yield: 8 tons/ha
 
Harvest
By hand
 
Vinification
After hand picking and selection of the bunches, de-stemmed grapes ferment in an automated lagar at controlled temperatures (24-28º), followed by malolacticfermentation. It ages for 9 months in French and American oak barrels.
Bottled in May 2018
 
Technical Information
Alc.: 15%
Volatile acidity: 0,50 g/dmᵌ
Total acidity: 6,15g/dmᵌ
Total sugar: 3 g/dmᵌ
pH 3,60
 
€17.00

Properties

Characteristics
Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Quinta do Paral
Brand: Quinta do Paral
Region: Alentejo
Type: Red
Vintage: 2017
Alcoholic Level: 15%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: 25% Alicante Bouschet, 25% Touriga Nacional, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Syrah
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: Luís Morgado Leão
Format: 75cl
Tasting
Icon nose 176020a5140d2499a7f0e61d28ba9873d09e3af9dca561aeb6a91b357f650e5b Nose: Wild matured berries, black and violet plums aromas, well integrated with the oak barrels where it aged, creating the complex flavours of this wine.
Icon mouth fe9befcc324311cf7cf9e740b28462659874ebbdc4882ef64971fe9b95382c5e Mouth: The balance of the round tannins give a very elegant and extremely persistent finish.
Evaluation
Icon classification 3e51d3d9ed15536209cb9d7118873a31deae54c93b16126273d93c69d22efe76 Classification: 17 Points by Grande Escolhas