Quinta de Arcossó Grande Reserve Red 2017

21,60 €

Complex and involving aroma, black fruits, earthy and spicy notes. In the mouth it reveals great balance, evident but elegant tannins, balanced acidity, with notes of spices and mint, long and fresh finish.

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Producer Producer: Quinta de Arcossó
Oenology: Francisco Montenegro and Amílcar Salgado
Region Trás-os-Montes
Grapes Touriga Franca (50%), Tinta Roriz (25%) and Tinta Amarela (25%)
Soil Plot of 10.5 hectares located in the micro-region of Ribeira de Oura, integrated into a set of 12 hectares of vineyards planted in 2003, installed in a wide slope of medium altitude (375 meters), exposed to the south, the soil is of granite origin.
Winemaking Foot treading of the grapes in 1000 L barrels and subsequently placed in old chestnut wooden barrels, over 100 years old, where alcoholic fermentation took place for 21 days. Daily pumping over was carried out entirely manually, and the wine was extracted by gravity. Malolactic fermentation took place in stainless steel vats.
Aging 12 months in the same old chestnut wood casks (50%) and French oak barrels (50%)
Capacity 750 ml
Volume Alcohol by Volume: 15%
Temperature 16ºC - 18ºC
Harmonizations Strong dishes of traditional Portuguese cuisine.

In Ribeira de Oura, between Vidago and Chaves, Trás-Os-Montes region, in the north of Portugal, we find an unique place for the production of wine, Quinta de Arcossó.

Situated in a region with deep wine traditions that go back to the pre-roman occupation of the Iberion Peninsula, its vineyards are installed in a convex slope with a southern sun exposureat 400 meters altitude with a 20% steep.

In its granitic soil grow vineyards species carefully selected and totally adapted to the region. An adega projected and built to express all the potential in the grapes and minimize mechanical operations.

In each bottle of Quinta de Arcossó unique wines are found packed with complexed aromas and topped by dense and long aftertastes.

Quinta de Arcossó pratices a minimalistic oenology procedure based in a through surveillance that seeks to express the entire grape´s potential.

The selection of the grapes and the harvest timing is done in accordance with the perfect maturation point, grape variety sorting, identifying at the same time homogeneous micro zones in each of them. The harvest is done manually, transported immediately to the adega where the grapes are submitted to a second screening process in a sorting belt with perforated screen.

Dry Sweet
Un-oaked Oak aged
Light Full-bodied
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