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  • Quinta do Vale Meão 2011

Quinta do Vale Meão 2011

  • 360.00€

  • Ex Tax: 318.58€
It comes from a tight selection of grapes produced in the oldest vineyards of the Quinta, aged over 35 years: Vale Grande, Cabeço das Pulgas, Casa das Máquinas, Três Encostas and Poente da Viola. It results from the combination of several grape varieties, in which Touriga Nacional and Touriga Franca usually represent 90% and Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz and Tinto Cão the remaining 10%.

Characteristics
Product Type Red
Volume (cl) 75
Appellation Douro
Country Portugal
Vintage 2011
Varieties Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz
Cellar Casa Ferreirinha
Alcohol Content 14.5
Allergens Contains sulfites
Vinification The grapes of each variety are harvested and vinified separately. After being crushed and destemmed into granite mills, they are trodden on foot. Subsequently, they are transferred to vats where fermentation takes place for eight days. After alcoholic fermentation, part of the wines undergo malolactic fermentation in barrels. The aging takes place for 16 to 18 months in 50% new and 50% used barrels.
Test Results Very concentrated in color. Nose of great depth, complex, with many aromatic nuances, without any aroma overlapping another. The tasting is vibrant, in a set of great elegance, excellent integration of the wood, surprising for the wide variety of flavors, with a very long finish.
Gastronomy Selected meats, hunting meats, roasts
Awards Robert Parker 96/100 Pts Wine Spectator 97/100 Pts James Sckuling 97/100 Pts

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