Quinta Velha - 2016

Price : 21.85$
Grape Varieties : Touriga Francesa, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz, Touriga Nacional  
Caract. : Dry Red wine  
SAQ Code : 12237347  
Inventaire : Batch Specialty  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 14% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

Young with good intensity and complexity, showing ripped red and black forest fruits, with floral "nuances". Light spices, toasted notes and some vegetal touch give complexity to the aroma.
Full bodied wine, showing its fruity taste. The soft tannins and balanced acidity give the wine elegance and softeness in the taste.

Wine Pairing :

Best with grilled meat lighltly seasoned.

Winemaking :

  • Variety: Touriga Francesa, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz, Touriga nacional
  • Age of vines : 45 years
  • Yield of vines : 5 ton/ha
  • Irrigation : None
  • Harvest : Manual
  • Fermentation: Stainless steel during 10 days
  • Maturation : 50% French oak (used 3 years), 50%stainless steel during 12 months days. Fining in the bottle during 6-8 months. Without the lees. Malolactic fermentation.
  • Type of yeast: Indigenous and selected
  • Fining : Lightly filtered
  • Cellar : 8 years
  • Decanting : 1 hour

See the Press Review


Vintage 2013:

  • Wine Advocate - R. Parker: 89 pts.

Vintage 2010:

  • James Suckling: 92 pts.

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