Casa Ferreirinha Reserva Especial Red Wine Expand

Casa Ferreirinha Reserva Especial Red Wine 2009 75cl

Casa Ferreirinha Casa Ferreirinha

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Red Wine , 750 mL
  • Country: Portugal
  • Wine Region: Douro
  • Alc.: 14,5%
18,5 pts : Revista de Vinhos

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Dark ruby ​​color and a harmonious and complex bouquet, with a strong presence of very ripe red fruits, floral notes, and a very predominant spice component. Its palate is full bodied with lively balanced acidity, well integrated tannins and layers of character to sum up the best of the Douro.

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185,50 €

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Winemaking:
The grapes harvested by hand for the Casa Ferreirinha Special Reserve Red were vinified by separate grape varieties were chosen in the vineyard and on arrival at the Quinta da Leda winery. After the destemming followed by a gentle crushing, the alcoholic fermentation occurred in stainless steel vats. During this period, intense reassembly occurred at controlled temperatures of 26 ° C. Followed by a prolonged maceration with the skins in order to extract the aromas. Finally, and in the precise moment dictated by each Breed of grapes, the wine was stored and the wort pressed. The wines resulting from the pressing were separated from the bagasse. At the end of the maceration and the final fermentations, the wines were aged for about 16 months in French oak barrels. The final batch was made from a continuous selection of the best wines. 

Grape Varieties:
Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinto Cão

Tasting Notes:
Dark ruby ​​color and a harmonious and complex bouquet, with a strong presence of very ripe red fruits, floral notes, and a very predominant spice component. Its palate is full bodied with lively balanced acidity, well integrated tannins and layers of character to sum up the best of the Douro. 

Store and Serve Advices:
Although it is ready to be consumed, once launched in the market, this wine has a potential shelf-life of more than 30 years and a positive evolution in the bottle. The wine should be carefully decanted to separate its natural deposit. Serve between 16ºC and 18ºC.

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