Quinta de Ventozelo MCS Field Blend 2017 Red

Viticulture
Vines of 20 years, conducted in bilateral cord and pruning in bead.
 
Vintage
Manual harvest during the month of September, for boxes of 25 kg.
 
Winemaking
In September, chef Miguel Castro e Silva selected the vineyards for this plot at Quinta. Arriving at the winery, the grapes were chosen by optical sorting, in order to take advantage of just the perfect berries. These were then cooled, destemmed and pressed in inert environment. The subsequent cold decantation and fermentation took place temperature of 16ºC.
 
Phase
For 12 months, in used barrels.
 
Bottling
May 2019
 
Analytical data
Alcohol: 14,5%
Total acidity: 4,8 g/l (Tartaric Acid)
Residual Sugars: <0.6 g/l
pH: 3.54
 
€13.50

Properties

Characteristics
Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Quinta de Ventozelo
Brand: Quinta de Ventozelo
Region: Douro
Type: Red
Vintage: 2017
Alcoholic Level: 14,5%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: 45% Tinta Amarela, 35% Tinta Roriz, 20% Alicante Bouschet
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: José Manuel Sousa Soares
Format: 75cl
Tasting
Colour: Very intense ruby ​​colored wine.
Icon nose 176020a5140d2499a7f0e61d28ba9873d09e3af9dca561aeb6a91b357f650e5b Nose: Aroma of ripe red fruits and light touch to spices.
Icon mouth fe9befcc324311cf7cf9e740b28462659874ebbdc4882ef64971fe9b95382c5e Mouth: In tasting it is very balanced, with silky tannins. Round and soft, it reveals a fresh and long finish.
Serving Temperature: 16º-18ºC
Goes well with: Pairs very well with a medium-intensity cheese-based starter or meal with fatty fish or meat dishes.