Name: Red Wine Quinta das Camélias Cabeço do Mocho 2012 Designation of origin: D.O.C. Dão Producer: Jaime de Almeida Barros
Climate: Mediterranean Soil: Predominantly schist with granite outcrops Grape variety: Touriga Nacional, Alfrocheiro, Tinta Roriz and Jaen
Planting: density of 3500 to 4000 plants per hectare Type: double and single pruning, cordon and Guyot Sun exposure: vertical upward monoplane Yield per hectare (TG ago): 5 ton. of grapes per hectare
Type: Classic with skin maceration Temperature controlled fermentation: up to 28o c during 8 days
6 months in French and American oak barrels with medium toast
Alcoholic content: 14% vv Total acidity: 5.5 g/dm3 Dry extract: 30,4 g/dm3 Residual sugars: 1,2 g/dm3 pH: 3.90
Aspect: Brilliant Colour: deep Ruby with grenade nuances. Aroma: Complex and delicate, demonstrates mature notes of cherry and blackberry, harmonized with the expression of fresh vanilla and slight nuance of cloves. Flavour: Full and round, well muscled with the presence of educated tannins. Demonstrates exquisite fineness bouquet and a long persis- tense.
Should be served at a temperature of 16 to 18°C to accompany red meat dishes and roasts. To store up to 12 years.
From a careful selection of varieties Touriga-Nacional and Jaen, grown in the estate’s schist soil, this wine has a clear ruby colour, with harmonious aroma of ripe fruit and spicy notes, balanced tannins and soft mouth.