Manoella Tinto 2010

Manoella Tinto is a blend of 60% Touriga Nacional, 25% Touriga Franca, 10% Tinta Roriz, and 5% Tinta Francisca the from Quinta da Manoella vineyard. The grapes are fermented for 10 days at low temperatures and then foot-trodden in open granite lagares. The wine is aged for 16 months in used French barriques.

Tasting Notes

Beautiful purple color with fresh notes of raspberry, blackberry and spices. On the palate, this wine shows round and velvety tannins, good concentration, and a long finish.

Production Info
Vineyard name
The Quinta da Manoella vineyard
Vineyard size
38 acres
Soil composition
Schist
Training method
Royat
Elevation
1,155 feet
Vines/acre
1,600
Yield/acre
1.6 tons
Exposure
Southwestern
Year vineyard planted
1977
Harvest time
September
First vintage of this wine
2010
Bottles produced of this wine
10,000
Winemaking & Aging
Varietal composition
60% Touriga Nacional, 25% Touriga Franca, 10% Tinta Roriz and 5 % Tinta Francisca
Fermentation container
Lagares
Age of Aging Container
Two years
Length of alcoholic fermentation
10 days
Fermentation temperature
77 °F
Maceration technique
Racking and Punchdown
Malolactic fermentation
Yes
Type of aging container
Barriques
Length of bottle aging
10-15 years
Size of aging container
225 L
Type of oak
French
Length of aging before bottling
4 months
Analytical Data
Alcohol
14 %
Residual sugar
2.6 g/L
Acidity
5.3 g/L
Dry extract
33.3 g/L

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