jaen

2011 Jaen

 23.00

Aroma of Red fruit, of great exuberance, slightly confit, raspberry, typical resinous floral notes of this variety, mint. The palate is very balanced, sensual and with a tasty end.

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Product Description

Region: Dão
Sub‐ region: Silgueiros
Grape Variety: 100% Jaen
Year of Harvest: 2011
Winemaker: Hugo Chaves

Viticulture: These vineyards are located in the sub-region of Silgueiros at an altitude between 350-400 meters. This grape variety is recognised for having smooth leaves, a short distance between the knots and a bright green tone. 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 at the second fortnight of September. 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 a granite base
Grape variety: 100% Jaen
Age: 12 years
Yield: 35 hl hectare

Winemaking: These wines are obtained after fermentation at a controlled temperature in order to preserve its 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: 11.070 bottles
Physical‐ chemical characteristics
Alcohol: 14,1%
Total Acidity: 6,18 g/dm3
Volatile Acidity: 0,70 g/dm3
pH: 3,72
Tasting Notes: Aroma of Red fruit, of great exuberance, slightly confit, raspberry, typical resinous floral notes of this variety, mint. The palate is very balanced, sensual and with a tasty end.