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2016 Fonte Do Ouro Red


Region
Dão

Soil
Granite

Alcohol
13%

Elevation
200 M


Vineyard

Fonte do Ouro

Grape Varieties

Touriga Nacional
Alfrocheiro e Jaen

Vinification

Skin contact at 12ºC during 3 days to aromatically enrich the wine. Fermentation at 24ºC with delestage for 6 days. After malolatic fermentation, the wine stays in stainless tanks until March when it goes to the oak to age during 6 month.

Aging

Second and third use barrels, French oak during 6th month

Tasting Notes

Ruby color, blackcurrant and cherry aromas. The freshness on the palate is complemented by smooth and elegant tannins, which are typical of the Dão wines. Very smooth, pleasant and persistent. Goes well with red meat and oven roasts.