Red Velvet Reserva tinto 2013

Douro - DOC

Products Type of bottle

Bottle - 750 ml.
Bottle - 750 ml.
Bordeaux

It is a wine from the Douro that makes elegance and complexity its weapons, its tannins are enveloping and soft. Vinified with all the care for the extraction does not overlap the fruit, follow a long stage in barrels of 36 months and 12 months in bottle. The result is a complex, rich and very smooth set.

Complex and stimulating wine of brownish red color with floral notes of black fruit, cassis and aroma of the grape varieties, well married with the notes of tobacco, tobacco and leather, characteristics of the barrel stage. It is a vineyard located in the heart of the top-corgo, in the parish of Castedo do Douro, on the right bank of the Douro, with solar exposure facing south.

2013
Red wine
  • Tinta Barocca N
  • Tinta Roriz N
  • Touriga Franca N
  • Touriga Nacional N
Douro - DOC
  • Schist
The wines were kept separated by caste, up to 12 months after vinification. Only after an accurate test, the final batch was composed, followed by a 12-month stage in barrels. Subsequently the wine was glued and stabilized to be bottled.
It occurred between the 3rd and 4th weeks of September, in stainless steel fermentation tanks of 12 tons with temperature control. All varieties were vinified separately. The average fermentation temperature was 28 degrees Celsius. The fermentation period was 10 days, followed by 5 days of skin maceration, after which the wines were stored in small volume stainless steel tanks.
Floral notes of black fruit, cassis and aroma of the grape varieties, well married with the notes of tobacco, tobacco and leather, characteristics of the barrel stage.
In the mouth is a complex and stimulating wine of brownish red color is velvety, to live up to its name, a true red velvet.
Red Velvet is a versatile wine, both can accompany a beautiful meal as a beautiful conversation. It is the ideal wine to accompany game dishes.
Red Velvet is at its fullest for immediate consumption, but has the potential of aging for another 5 to 10 years in the best conditions. Keep in the basement, with the bottle lying down. Oenology: Jorge Alves / Valter Silva.
Colour
Deep ruby
Alcohol
13.7100
Residual sugar
3.9000
Ph
3.7900
Acidity
4.4900
Temperature
14/16
Consuming
Ready to consume

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