Produced from the premium grape varieties Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz and Touriga Franca, this wine expresses the vibrant aromatics and flavours of the traditional Douro varieties and their potential when blended to produce well balanced, structured, gastronomic wines.
Integrated Production (certified)
After a rainy winter and warm start to spring, the summer was mild but the rain was a constant threat.
AVERAGE AGE OF VINES
Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz
VINIFICATION / MATURATION
Hand picking and bunch selection, destemming, crushing, fermentation with temperature control (24ºC – 27ºC), membrane pressing.
Around 30% of the blend was aged for 12 months in French and American old oak barrels.
A DOC Douro wine produced at Quinta dos Murças from Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz and Touriga Franca grapes. After alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperatures (24 ºC to 27 ºC), approximately 20% of the blend ages for 6 months in new and used French and American oak barrels.
Boasting an elegant profile of red fruit and spicy notes with young fruit notes, this is a versatile wine that pairs well with all types of dishes, from the most sophisticated to the most traditional cuisine.
David Baverstock, Luís Patrão and Michael Wren
Deep ruby with purple hues.
Well balanced palate with good fruit depth, mature tannins and balancing acidity. Long and persistent finish.
375 ml · 750 ml · 1,5 l
REDUCING SUGAR / BAUMÉ