touriga_nacional

2011 Touriga Nacional

 38.00

Intense aroma, ripe black fruit, plum, blackberry, bergamot, violet flowers. Vigorous and balanced in the mouth. Good concentration and depth.

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Product Description

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

Viticulture: An indigenous Portuguese variety from the Dao region. This variety with a high oenological potential of a resounding bearing, falls with an integrated protection program and the application of herbicides is forbidden. 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 (100%)
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: 13.165 bottles
Physical‐ chemical characteristics
Alcohol: 14,1%
Total Acidity: 6,56 g/dm3
Volatile Acidity: 0,63 g/dm3
pH: 3,67

Tasting Notes: Intense aroma, ripe black fruit, plum, blackberry, bergamot, violet flowers. Vigorous and balanced in the mouth. Good concentration and depth.