2006 Dona Santana
Concentrated bouquet with a floral outline of great intensity. Good structure, balanced with well-defined tannins. Good for gastronomic purposes.
Sub‐ region: Silgueiros
Grape Variety: Touriga Nacional / Tinta Roriz
Year of Harvest: 2006
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.
Soil: Sandy with granite base
Grape Variety: Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz
Age: 7 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: 26.130 bottles|
|Physical‐ chemical characteristics
Total Acidity: 6,5 g/dm3
Volatile Acidity: 0,71 g/dm3
|Tasting Notes: Concentrated bouquet with a floral outline of great intensity. Good structure, balanced with well-defined tannins. Good for gastronomic purposes.|
|Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2012 – Silver Medal
Robert Parker Wine Review – 87 points