Couteiro-Mor Grande Escolha Tinto

  • Description

Variety of Grapes

Syrah and Aragonez

Alcohol

15 %

Class

Year

2011


Climate

Mediterranean

Soil

Limestone/Clay soil

Region

Alentejo


Total acidity

6.2 (g/l)

Volatile acidity

0.62 (g/l)

PH

3.5


Total sugar

1.8 (g/l)

Residual sugar

< 2 (g/l)


Vinification Process

Manual harvest, total destemming, cold pre-fermentation maceration for 2 days followed by fermentation in stainless steel tank s at controlled temperature. Aged for 10 months in French wooden barrels.

Description

Opaque color. Chemical , notes of dry vegetable and slight floral. Dark chocolate and spices. Rich in the mouth, with firm tannins and persistent finish. Lightly toasted in the end.