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92 Pts, Vintage 2013

Fonte do Ouro Grand Reserve

Dão DOC

Grape Varieties: Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Jaen

Alcoholic Strength: 13%

 

A full, concentrated and complex wine with remarkable acidity and freshness where the black fruit and the chocolate are the highlights, showing great aging potential.

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Description

Type

Red

Vintage

2013

Region

Dão

Classification

DOC

Climate

Mediterranean

Type of Soil

Granitic base loam, slightly acidic, poor in nutrients

Grape Varieties

Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Jaen

Vinification

After destemmed, the grapes go through a cold maceration for 3 days, before entering alcoholic fermentation with a long and gentle maceration with delestage, in order to extract the maximum potential from these magnicent grape varieties

Ageing

The malo-lactic fermentation was developed in new french Allier oak barriques and aged in there for 18 months

Analysis

Alcoholic Strength: 13%
Total Acidity: 5,82gr/l of tartaric acid
pH: 3,56

Colour

Deep and consistent red

Aroma

Intense black fruit aroma, such as blackcurrant, combined with the floral, balsamic and spiciness characteristic of Allier oak

Palate

Full-bodied with robust but polished tannins with a remarkable acidity and freshness where the black fruit and the chocolate are the highlights. It shows a full, concentrated and complex wine with great aging potential

Tasting Note

Balanced, expressive, long and persistent

Serving Suggestions

Serve between 16 and 18ºC. Goes well with game, spicy roasted red meat

Winemaker

Nuno Cancela de Abreu

 

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

Additional information

Grape Variety

Jaen, Tinta Roriz, Touriga Nacional

Brand

Fonte do Ouro

Region

Dão

Type

Red

Tamanho

750ml

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