The Esporão company was founded in 1973 by José Roquette and Joaquim Bandeira. Today, we are one of Portugal’s premier wine and olive oil producers, elevating the image and recognition of the country and the Alentejo, Douro and Vinho Verde regions exporting our products to over 50 countries. We are an ambassador of Portuguese culture, developing our activities within the boundaries of sustainability and the development of meaningful long term relationships with our clients and consumers worldwide.
QUINTA DOS MURÇAS | VV47 | RED | 2015 | DOC DOURO
Quinta dos Murças VV47 results from the oldest vertical vineyard planted in the Douro, in 1947 (VV47), facing southeast. The highest expression of the terroir, characterized by elegance, balance and complexity.
Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Sousao, Tinta Amarela, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz
Intense, with violet hues
Very complex, intense and livery showing mature red fruits, balsamic notes from old vines, and hints of spicy from barrel oak.
Aged in used French oak casks for 12 months.
Great balance and elegance, with fine integrated tannins and balancing acidity. Long and persistent finish, with potential for great longevity in the bottle.
Grilled meats, chorizo, roast pork, mature cheeses, coq ou vin, italian pasta dishes, barbeque, sweet spicy Asian dishes.
Alcohol: 14.5% Vol
The Year of 2015:
Very wet winter and spring, with low temperatures, followed by a dry and hot summer until middle of September, when intense rainfall started. By this time the harvest had ended and the grapes had been harvested in a perfect state of ripeness.