Alto do JOA Red 2016

Alto do JOA Red 2016

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  • Type: Red
  • Bottle Size: 750 ml
  • Year: 2016
  • Grape Variety: Esgana cão, Formosa, Siria, D. Branca, Gouveio, Folgasão, Chasselas Salsa.
  • Winemaker: Jorge Afonso
  • Region: Trás-os-montes
  • Alcohol: 12.5%

Winemaking

Centuries-old vineyards standing at 750m altitude:

• Shale soil and large tarmic amplitudes in the maturation stage;
• Grape harvest selected from different grape varieties (about 20);
• Soft grape crushing process;
• Pre-maceration and skin maceration;
• Spontaneous fermentation, therefore, resorting to yeasts indigenous;
• Fermentation in 1000 liter mills with footsteps;
• 26-month stage in used French oak barrels;
• Bottling.

 

Serving Temperature: 14ºC-16ºC

Nose: Complex and attractive aroma - bouquet.

Mouth: Taste that turns dry, smooth, fresh, and persistent. Very good acidity and a good end of the mouth.

Tasting Notes: Unique wine, typically Reserva. Very gastronomic and with excellent bottle aging potential. Singular wine that provides a very distinct tasting experience, when compared to common wines found in the market.

**IVA Included