Vinhas do Lasso Garrafeira 2011
|GRAPE VARIETIES:||Touriga Nacional, Aragonez, TintaMiuda, Alfrocheiro|
|COLOUR:||Deep, dense anddarkred.|
|AROMA:||Mature fruit aromas of cassis, black currant and cherries, with complex earthy and meaty notes.|
|TASTE:||Full, rich deeply flavouredpalate, soft and dense with well structured tannins. long and persistent after taste.
Showing nice bottle development now, but will continue to improve over time.
|WINEMAKING:||Careful vine management to enhance all the fruit potential. Handpicked grapes into 20 Kg cases followed by a exhausted selection of bunches in the cellar. Temperature controlled alcoholic fermentation with indigenous yeasts for 14 days in a temperature range of 24-28º C, followed by malolactic fermentation. Aragonez and Alfrohceiro aged for 9 months in third year French oak barrels .|
|ANALYSIS:||Alcohol: 14% | Total acidity: 5,8g/l | Volatile acidity: 0,92g/l | pH: 3,6|