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Cismeira Reserva 2016 comes from a unique terroir, resulting in an authentic wine that only the harmony between Touriga Nacional and Touriga Franca can offer. Revealing great symmetry in the aromas and intensity in tasting, leaving a set of sensations characteristic of a classic Douro wine.
The balance between aromatic intensity and persistence of flavor, are exemplary characteristics of a great wine from Cima Corgo, in which the notes of black fruits and rock-rose from Touriga Franca, join the floral and wild fruits from Touriga Nacional. The elegance and ripe fruit in the mouth set the persistence of a long and pleasant finish.
This year was characterized by a high atypical climate, with a warm and rainy winter, cold and extremely rainy spring, and hot and dry summer.
Grapes from the Cismeira estate, located in Vilarouco, municipality of São João da Pesqueira at an average altitude of 300 meters. Manual and careful harvest to 15 kgs boxes at the end of September. Destemming and crushing of the clusters, and pre-fermentation cold maceration. This was followed by alcoholic fermentation in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks at 24°C for 8 days.
50% of the blend was aged in stainless steel tanks, 25% in used French oak barrels and 25% in used American oak barrels, for 18 months. Bottled in March 2019.
It can be consumed immediately, or it can be stored for 5 to 6 years, if in good storage conditions in horizontal position. For better tasting it should be decanted 2 to 3 hours before and served between 16°C - 18°C.
|Btl. Capac||0.75 Liter|
|Grape varietal||Touriga Franca|
|Grape varietal 2||Touriga Nacional|
|Region||Porto e Douro|