Picos do Couto Reserva Red 2008

Year: 2008
Price: € 9.55
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Technical details

Country: Portugal
Region: Dão
Type: Red


Viticulture

Soil: Granite Sandy Soil
Pruning System: VSP
Age of Vines: 10 years old
Yield: 30 Hl / Ha


Winemaking

2007 harvest was one of the best ever in Dão region, particularly Touriga Nacional wines were classic outstanding ones. The grapes were destemed, crushed and fermented at 25 ºC, malolatic on vessels and 70% of the wines aged on oak for 9 months.


Technical

Alcohol: 14%
Residual Sugar: 2.5 g/L
PH: 3.57
Total Acidity: 5.5 g/L
Volatile Acidity: 0.59 g/L


Tasting Notes

Ruby dense color, Intense fruity nose with raspberry and plumy notes as well as eucalypt and resin. Great powerful palate with a fresh persistent finish.