QUINTA DA SEQUEIRA TINTO 2011

Quinta da Sequeira Tinto 2010

Appellation: Protected Denomination of Origin Douro (DOC Douro)

Type: Family-owned estate

Quantity produced: 6950 bottles of 750 ml and 60 bottles of 5 L

Grape Varieties: Touriga Nacional: 40%; Touriga Franca: 15%; Tinta Roriz: 20%; Tinta Barroca: 15%; Tinta Amarela: 10%

Winemaking: Total destemming followed by crushing; cold maceration for 24 hours; fermentation for eight days, in stainless steel tanks with refrigeration system, followed by malolactic fermentation.

Fermentation temperature:  18 – 28 ºC

Ageing: Matured for six months in used French oak barrels .

LABORATORIAL ANALYSE:

Alcohol Content: 14,50% vol. (20 ºC)

pH: 3,75

Total Acidity: 4,90 g/dm3 (tartaric acid)

Residual Sugar: 3,4 g/dm3

TASTING NOTES :

Color: Full red

Aroma: Very concentrated, with wood notes related with black berry fruits jam.

Palate: Well balanced with smooth tannins resulting in a harmonious, clean and persistent wine.

SERVING: This wine was not submitted to filtration or stabilization operations, in order to preserve all its characteristics, so sediment formation is normal. The wine should be decanted 10 minutes before serving. The ideal temperature for consumption is 17ºC.

GASTRONOMY: Meat dishes or all kind of cheese

WINEMAKER:José Conceição

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