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robert_parkerRobert Parker

90 Pts, Vintage 2015

 

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Revista de Vinhos 2016

Excellence Awards, vintage 2015

Fonte do Ouro Dão Nobre

Dão DOC

Grape Varieties: Encruzado, Arinto, Cerceal

Alcoholic Strength: 13,5%

 

With remarkable volume and persistence, freshness and minerality mark the wine with the elegance of white fruit and the buttery of the oak, with great ageing potential.

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Description

Type

White

Vintage

2015

Region

Dão

Classification

DOC

Climate

Mediterranean

Type of Soil

Granitic base loam, slightly acidic, poor in nutrients

Grape Varieties

Encruzado, Arinto, Cerceal

Vinification

After pre-fermentative skin contact and pressing, the clear juice fermented in new French oak barriques at 20ºC for 18 days

Ageing

After fermentation, the wine was kepted in the barriques for 6 months with batonage which granted it great volume and complexity in the aroma and flavour

Analysis

Alcoholic Strength: 13,5%
Total Acidity: 5,72 gr/l of tartaric acid
pH:3,26

Colour

Pale bright green

Aroma

Rich in delicate white and yellow fruit perfectly combined with the toast character of the barrique

Palate

In the mouth, the feeling of freshness and minerality mark the wine together with the elegance of the white fruit as well as the buttery and vanilla from the oak. Showing on the overall a remarkable volume and persistence with great ageing potential

Tasting Note

Very smooth, pleasant and persistent

Serving Suggestions

Serve it at 12ºC. Ideally suited to grilled or oven fish, delicatessen and ewe cheeses

Winemaker

Nuno Cancela de Abreu

 

For (generic) caloric information on alcoholic beverages, see: http://info-calories-alcool.org/en/

Additional information

Grape Variety

Alfrocheiro

Brand

Fonte do Ouro

Region

Dão

Type

White

Tamanho

750ml

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