Passadouro Tinto 2015

Passadouro Tinto is sourced from the schistous Passadouro and Sibia vineyards in the Cima Corgo region of the Douro. The grape varieties used are Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, and Touriga Franca with an average vine age of 30 years. The wine is fermented in stainless steel tanks and then aged in 20% new French oak for 18 months. 

Tasting Notes

Deep red in color, this wine features aromas of ripe blackberry, spice, and minerality. The palate is balanced with silky tannins.

Food Pairing

Pair with veal chops, osso bucco, or smoked gouda. 

Production Info
Vineyard name
The Passadouro and Sibio vineyards
Vineyard size
100 acres
Soil composition
Schist
Training method
Guyot and Royat
Elevation
330-1,155 feet
Vines/acre
1,400
Yield/acre
1.8 tons
Exposure
Northern/Southern
Year vineyard planted
1952 - 2001
Harvest time
September
First vintage of this wine
1980
Bottles produced of this wine
30,000
Winemaking & Aging
Varietal composition
40% Touriga Nacional, 30% Tinta Roriz, 30% Touriga Franca
Fermentation container
Stainless steel tanks
Age of Aging Container
80% used and 20% new
Length of alcoholic fermentation
10 days
Fermentation temperature
79 °F
Maceration technique
Pumpovers
Maceration length
11
Malolactic fermentation
Yes
Type of aging container
Barriques
Size of aging container
225 L
Type of oak
French
Length of aging before bottling
18 months

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