Soito Alfrocheiro 2017 Red

To a rhythm only passion can justify, Soito Wines, created in 2013, has already conquered national and international trophies, having been considered one of the iconic producers of the Dão - one more hint that something very serious is about to happen in this fascinating region.
Harvest and Winemaking
The pruning is double cord, simple cordon and guyot.
Classic vinification in stainless steel vats with soft skin maceration. Fermentation with controlled temperature to 26ºC for 9 days. Wine staged in French oak barrels for 6 months.
Analytical Parameters
Total Acidity: 5,82 g/L
Volatile Acidity: 0,54 g/L
Dry Extract: 30,7 g/L
Residual sugar level: 1,1 g/L
pH: 3,57


Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Soito Wines
Brand: Soito Alfrocheiro Reserva Doc Dão 2017
Region: Dão
Type: Red
Vintage: 2017
Alcoholic Level: 14,5%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: 100% Alfrocheiro
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: Carlos Silva
Format: 75cl
Vineyard location: Terras de Azurara
Terroir: Typical Mediterranean climate, on granitic soils.
Icon harvest dd3c3e9cc97aa103e709cbfb7ca7f13a8d0a589af788b9e71e1dc0fb3e5e2548 Harvest: The vineyard was generous and provided a density of 3500 to 4000 feet per hectare, giving 5 tons of grapes per hectare.
Colour: Clear, strong red color with garnet hints.
Icon nose 176020a5140d2499a7f0e61d28ba9873d09e3af9dca561aeb6a91b357f650e5b Nose: A deep and elegant aroma of ripe red fruits, notes of plum, blueberry and cherry, smooth vanilla expressions of spices and nuts, breath of pine forest.
Icon mouth fe9befcc324311cf7cf9e740b28462659874ebbdc4882ef64971fe9b95382c5e Mouth: In the mouth it shows a great complexity, it is round and harmonious, with a good structure and balance of well-integrated tannins, promising a great aging potential. It reveals a long persistence finish and an exquisite bouquet.
Serving Temperature: 16-18ºC
Goes well with: Consistent dishes, game meat, lamb and cheeses.