Tasting Notes: Deep dark purple color. Expressive and exuberant on the nose, with intense blackberries, raspberries and black plums bouquet, becomes more complex in the mouth with notes of tobacco and chocolate. Powerful and full bodied, with round tannins. Great freshness and acidity.
Producer: Vasco Croft
Aphros Wine Lda.
Oenologues: Pedro Bravo / Rui Cunha
Region: Vinho Verde DOC – Sub-Region of Lima
Variety: Vinhão 100%
Area: ± 20 ha
Production / HA: ± 4.000 litros / ha
Harvest Date: 12 September to 24 September
Alcohol: 12,00 % Vol
Residual sugar: 2,1 g / dm3
Total acidity: 5,96 g (Tartaric Acid) / dm3
Vinification: Fermentation Fermentation with maceration in granite tanks at temperatures between 19 and 22ºC. Foot treading / Pressing / Malolatic Fermentation / Aging “sur lies” / Filtration / 2nd Fermentation in bottle – Dégórgement to 67 months. Classic Method.
Production 2.074 liters ≈ 2.875 bottles
Bottle per box: 6
Boxes per layer: 11 or 14 boxes
Boxes per palette: 77 or 98 boxes
Best served: 10 to 12 ºC