2005 Dona Santana


Perfumed nose, vibrant and fresh fruit. Long and appealing finish.

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Product Description

Region: Dão
Sub‐ region: Silgueiros
Grape Variety: Touriga Nacional / Tinta Roriz / Alfrocheiro Preto
Year of Harvest: 2005
Winemaker: Hugo Chaves
Viticulture: The vines are at between 350 and 400 metres altitude. The vineyard’s vies consist of 60% Touriga Nacional, 20% Tinta Roriz, 10% Jaen and 10% Alfrocheiro Preto. The vine is grown within a program of integrated protection. Infestation control is carried out through soil movement.
Grape-picking is done by hand, caste by caste, when they reach the ideal point of ripeness, normally between the second fortnight of September and the first fortnight in October. The harvest is placed in small 10kg boxes.
Systematisation: Vertical cane with 2 fixed wires and 2 moveable wires, a density of 6060 plants pruned in double guyot.
Exposition: North/South
Soil: Sandy with granite base
Grape Variety: Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Alfrocheiro Preto
Age: 6 years
Yield: 30 hl hectare
Winemaking : The wining takes place in French oak barrels and the wine remains there for 15 months so as to realize the potential of its structure and complexity.
Production: 17.200 bottles
Physical‐ chemical characteristics
: 13,9%
Total Acidity: 6,5 g/dm3
Volatile Acidity: 0,71 g/dm3
pH: 3,80
Tasting Notes: Perfumed nose, vibrant and fresh fruit. Long and appealing finish.
Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2010 – Gold Medal