Adega Vila Real Douro Red 2016

£9.50
Tasting Note: 

Aromas of red fruits and spice, predominantly cherry with a bitter sweet mid palate, well balanced wine with velvety tannin structure. 

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2016
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Bottle Size: 
75cl

Wine Making


Manual harvesting. Reception with destemming and crushing immediately, transporting grapes to the fermentation vats in mass piping with heat exchanger. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks of 18 tons capacity, with tanning at around 24ºC. Soft and low-temperature winemaking, with the aim of obtaining elegant and smooth wines. Partial stage for a period of 4 months in American and French oak wood.

Grape Varieties


Tinta Roriz, Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional

 

Reviews and Awards


Gold medal Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2016 (2014);
Bronze medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2015 (2013);
Commended International Wine Challenge 2015 (2013);
Silver medal Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2013 (2011);
Bronze medal Decanter Wine Awards 2013 (2011);
Bronze medal International Wine Challenge 2013 (2011).

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