Picos do Couto Grande Escolha Red 2008

Year: 2008
Price: € 20.57
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Technical details

Country:Portugal
Region: Dão
Type: Red


Viticulture

Soil: Granite Sandy Soil
Pruning System: Guyot Duplo
Age of Vines: 8 years old
Yield: 25 Hl / Ha


Winemaking

The grapes were crushes and destemed, the fermentation was at 25ºC and the malolactic fermentation took place at 18 ºC during 1 month, then the wine aged 100% in American oak during 18 months.


Technical

Alcohol: 14.7 %
Sugars: 1.8 g/L
PH: 3.64
Total Acidity: 5.5 g/L
Volatile Acidity: 0.62 g/L


Tasting Notes

Opaque purple color, intense fruity aroma, plum and floral with notes of violet and eucalyptus to give greater freshness. On the palate it´s very intense, bodied, fresh and persistent.