Herdade da Comporta Private Selection Red

Herdade da Comporta Private Selection Red 2014

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Winemakers Engº Francisco Pimenta
Region Comporta, Portugal
Total Area of ​​the Vine 35 ha (26 ha of red grapes and 9 ha of white grapes).
Classification Vinho Regional Península de Setúbal
Type Red Wine
Colour Garnet
Grapes Aragonez 40%, Trincadeira 40%,
Alicante Bouschet 20%
Aroma Intense, with wood ageing predominating, ripe blackberries, spicy notes.
Flavor Full bodied, complex, evolved flavours, persistent and long.

Food Pairing Suggestions
Rich meat dishes or other strong flavoured dishes.
Soil Type Sandy
Exposure and Slope The vineyard is planted on flat land in a valley that runs from east to west, and is thus exposed to the sun practically all day long.
Situation Slightly above sea level.
Temperature The Vineyard Year
The summer of 2012 was a normal one for the region, although higher temperatures were recorded in July, with a heat wave. In September, air temperatures were above normal (1971-2000). As far as rainfall was concerned, in the first three weeks of the month, the amounts recorded were very low or even zero. However, in the last week of September, a significant amount of rain fell.
Winemaking Fermentation in lagars (shallow, open vats) at controlled temperature and 12 months' ageing in 500 litre French oak barrels.
Traffic jam June 2015 - 5,700 bottles
Analysis Alcohol Content 14%
Volatile Acidity 0.56 g/l (acetic acid)
Total Acidity 4.85 g/l (tartaric acid)
pH 3.60
Residual Sugar 2.6 g/l
Dry Extract 27.4 g/l
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