santana

2011 Dona Santana

 18.00

Complex aroma, beautiful aromatic presence, lots of spice and berries, black fruit. Good structure in the mouth, very silky, with fresh and appealing end.

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Product Description

Region: Dão
Sub‐ region: Silgueiros
Grape Variety: 50% Touriga Nacional, 20% Tinta Roriz, 15% Jaen and 15% Alfrocheiro
Year of Harvest: 2011
Winemaker: Hugo Chaves
Viticulture:Touriga Nacional, full and voluminous with the sweet and structured Tinta Roriz and the complex aroma of the Jaen, growing on slopes at an altitude between 350-400 meters. The vine is grown within a program of integrated protection. : the use of herbicides is forbidden. Infestation control is carried out through soil movement. Grape-picking is done by hand, caste by caste, when the ideal point of ripeness is reached, normally between the second fortnight of September and the first fortnight of October. The harvest is collected 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 (50%), Tinta Roriz (20%), Jaen (15%) and Alfrocheiro 15%
Age: 12 years
Yield: 30 hl hectare

Winemaking:These wines are obtained after fermentation at a controlled temperature in order to preserve all their aromatic elegance, in big wooden barrels and stainless steel tanks, for 20 days. The wine is made by malolactic fermentation in barrels of French oak and has a subsequent maturing period of 18 months in order to potentiate its structure and complexity.
Production: 13.644 bottles
Physical‐ chemical characteristics
Alcohol: 13,9%
Total Acidity: 6,47 g/dm3
Volatile Acidity: 0,68 g/dm3
pH: 3,67
Tasting Notes:Complex aroma, beautiful aromatic presence, lots of spice and berries, black fruit. Good structure in the mouth, very silky, with fresh and appealing end.