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Port wine Quinta dos Murças 10 Years - Fortified Wine

D0789
Tinta Amarela, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca , Tinto Cão
Quinta dos Murças, Porto
750
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20,43 €
£17.98
Quinta dos Murças 10 Years Tawny

Philosophy
Produced from grapes of superior letter A quality, fermented in the traditional granite legates with foot treading and aged in used oak pipes of 700 liters for an average period of 10 years. This tawny shows the potential of the Covelinhas region to produce tawnys of great elegance, intensity and persistence.

Viticulture
Soil Type: Schist.

Average age of vines
20 years.

Grapes Varieties
Tinta Amarela, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca , Tinto Cão.

Vinification
Selected letter grade A grapes. Destemming, crushing, followed by fermentation in traditional granite lagares with foot treading. Brandy spirit added to arrest the fermentation at the desired level of sweetness. Maturation in used oak barrels in cold cellars prior to blending different aged wines to produce a tawny style with an average age of 10 years.

Maturation
In used oak barrels for an average period of 10 years.

Chemical Analyses Alcohol
19,5%

Wine makers
David Baverstock, Luís Patrão.

Colour
Amber.

Aroma
Complex and nutty with notes of fig, hazelnut and vanilla.

Palate
Elegant and intense, very persistent, good balancing acidity.