Quinta das Apegadas, Quinta Velha



QUINTA DAS APEGADAS, Quinta Velha, Red Wine 2008

Producer: Quinta das Apegadas

Classification: Vinho Regional

Region: Douro

Colour: Cherry red with good intensity.

Tasting Notes: Young with good intensity and complexity, showing ripped red and black fruits from the woods, with floral “nuances”;
 Very soft attack; 
Full bodied wine, highlighting the fruity side in mouth aroma; The soft tannins and balanced acidity give the wine elegance and softness to the tasting;
Greedy wine.

Grape Varieties: The traditional varieties of Douro, from the oldest vineyards of Quinta Velha, mainly Tinta Roriz, Touriga Franca, Tinta Barroca and Touriga Nacional.

Alcohol Content: 14%

Total Acidity: 5,4 g/l

pH: 3,64

Total Sugars: 1 gr/l

SO2 (Total): 137 mg/l

Ideal Drinking Temperature: Between 15o and 17oC

Winemaking: Total stemming. Pre fermentation maceration. Fermentation with moderate temperature control and daily manual pumping. Partially staged in French oak barrels for a minimum of twelve months. Not filtered, or cold stabilized. It can create sediments.

Aging Potential: Until 2019.