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Grande Escolha Red 2013

GRAPE VARIETIES: Touriga Nacional and Syrah
COLOUR: Deep garnet colour.
AROMA: Rich and Intense, with notes of black fruit and spices, namely licorice, due to the ageing in the oak barrels, combined with the characteristic floral aroma of the Touriga National.
TASTE: Creamy, velvety texture and well tamed tannins, with notes of red fruits, licorice and chocolate. End of mouth is long and very elegant. Beautiful balanced acidity.
WINEMAKING: Manual harvest into 20 kg cases with subsequent selection of bunches. de-stemming and fermentation with indigenous yeasts at a controlled from 24°C to 28°C in cement deposits, followed by a period of cuvaison for 3 weeks, which promoted greater extraction of noble elements of the skins, with subsequent fermentation malolactic. The wine aged for 12 months in 2nd and 3rd year French oak barrels.
ANALYSIS: Alcohol: 14% | Total acidity: 5,61g/l | Volatile acidity: 0,74g/l | pH: 3,64