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Quinta Dos Murças | Vv47 | Red | 2015 | Doc Douro - Vivino Rating 4.6

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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. Aged in Oak for 12 months this wine has very complex aromas that is intense and livery showing mature red fruits, balsamic notes from old vines, and hints of spicy from barrel oak. In the mouth it is elegant, and well structured. with a long and persistent ending. (4.6 vivino)

 

Grape:

Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Sousao, Tinta Amarela, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz

Vintage:

2015

Appellation:

DOC Douro

Country:

Portugal

Colour:

Intense, with violet hues

Aroma:

Very complex, intense and livery showing mature red fruits, balsamic notes from old vines, and hints of spicy from barrel oak.

Aging:

Aged in used French oak casks for 12 months.

Tasting Notes:

Great balance and elegance, with fine integrated tannins and balancing acidity. Long and persistent finish, with potential for great longevity in the bottle.

Food Pairing:

Grilled meats, chorizo, roast pork, mature cheeses, coq ou vin, italian pasta dishes, barbeque, sweet spicy Asian dishes.

Technical:

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.

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