MEMÓRIAS
2013

Designation: Protected Designation of Origin Dão

Grape Variety: 80% Touring Nacional and 20 % alfrocheiro Preto

Sustainable Viticulture: Integrated Protection


SOIL GEOLOGY

They are granitic and of a schist-mignatonic complex. They are permeable, deep and particularly poor soils.

HARVESTS 2013

2013 was a challenging year in terms of winemaking but rewarding at the oenological level, with high quality and longevity wines.

WINEMAKING

The harvest took place in the third week of September. The grapes were harvested by hand, into small 25 kg boxes, according to a careful selection of the best grapes in the vineyard. The grapes were totally destemmed. They were subjected to the traditional stepping process in a temperature-controlled mill. After transfection, it aged for 16 months in French oak barrels. The wine was bottled without gluing and with filtration in May 2016. To preserve all its qualities this wine has not been stabilized and can naturally create a deposit.

TASTING NOTES

Violet tones emphasize the intense red colour. The complexity of its aroma reveals intense fruit in which the bergamot and blackberry intersect in the wood’s spice. In the tasting, velvety tannins and good acidity. Long and unforgettable finishings.

WINEMAKER

Pedro de Vasconcellos e Souza