2006 Tinta Roriz


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

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Product Description

Region: Dão
Sub‐ region: Silgueiros
Grape Variety: 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.
Exposition: North/South
Soil: Sandy with granite base
Grape Variety: 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: 1.660 bottles
Physical‐ chemical characteristics
: 14,1%
Total Acidity: 5,9 g/dm3
Volatile Acidity: 0,65 g/dm3
pH: 3,72
Tasting Notes: Really ripe grapes present in the bouquet, with hints of quality jams, balanced with notes of a barrel of a really good profile. Full in the mouth, satin-textured where fruit is present and the tannins are revealed with nobility and density.
Manuel Moreira’s Guide of Portugese Wines 2012 – Class 16,5
Essencia Do Vinho – 17 points
Robert Parker Wine Review – 90 points