QUINTA DA BASÍLIA OLD VINES PREMIUM

Wine of intense violet color, with an excellent structure, concentration and aromatic complexity with well integrated with the barrel fresh wild red fruits. Elegant, mineral, balanced and with a long and persistent finish, has a high potential for aging.

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OLD VINES PREMIUM

 

GRAPE ORIGINS

The grapes are sourced from old vines with predominant exposure East and East-South and aged between 30 years and over than 90 years. Vineyards are planted on traditional terraces of schist soils.

 

GRAPE VARIETIES

A mix of very old vines and Touriga Nacional.

 

VINIFICATION

Grapes are hand picked and transported to the winery in small plastic crates. A manual triage was undertaken before the grapes being de-stemmed and gently crushed. The fermentation is carried out in small stainless steel tanks with temperature controlled.

 

Winemaker

João Brito e Cunha

Ageing

14 months in 400 litre new French oak barrels

Coopers

Taransaud

Total Production

3200 bottles of 75 cl

Analysis

Alcohol: 14,5 % vol.

Volatile acidity: 0,53 g/l (acetic acid)

Total acidity: 4,84 g/l (tartaric acid)

pH: 3,66

 

Tasting Notes

It is a red wine with a vibrant violet colour, an excellent structure, concentrated with complex aromas of fresh wild dark red berries with very well integrated oak flavours. It is an elegant, mineral and well-balanced wine with a great length of finish and significant aging potential.

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