Quinta do Javali Reserva Tinto

Quinta do Javali

25.20

Quinta do Javali Reserva Tinto red wine is deep red in color with a nose dominated by notes of ripe red fruit with some hints of strawberry jam and raspberry, combined with nuances of spice. So well integrated, there are notes of toasted barrels of high quality, giving a greedy character to the wine, with aromas of vanilla and brioche. In the mouth, it confirms the fruity aromas in harmony with the elegant structure.

 

Region, Sub-region and/or DOC: Douro

Grape Varieties: Tinta Roriz, Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional and Tinto Cão

Alcohol by volume: 13%

Volume: 75cl

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Description

What am I: Quinta do Javali Reserva Tinto

 

Quinta do Javali is a small property of about 18 hectares. It is located along the left bank of the Douro River in the parish of Nagoselo do Douro – São João da Pesqueira, in a place with a history of wine production as old as the region itself.

 

The property is located on a small quay in the river, which has been used as a wharf for loading the typical rabelo boats. It also serves as a small cottage, fully rebuilt, and displays an inscription found on the door threshold dating from 1839. The typical and old Douro terrace walls in the property are witness to the history of the vineyard.

 

The property has a North-Eastern exposure and orientation, as well as the schistose soil with vertical diaclasites. This allows the vine roots to penetrate to unthinkable depths This deep root system provides a complex number of benefits for the vines. As a result, Quinta do Javali is able to create exceptional port and Douro DOC wines.

 

The vineyard is planted in the characteristic Douro terraces at an altitude between 150 and 300m. Plantings include Tinta Roriz, Touriga Franca, Tinto Cão, Touriga Nacional, Tinta Barroca, and Sousão. With the mission of exploring this hidden treasure of the Douro Javali created the family company Sociedade Agrícola da Quinta do Javali, Lda.

 

Quinta do Javali Reserva Tinto red wine is deep red in color with a nose dominated by notes of ripe red fruit with some hints of strawberry jam and raspberry, combined with nuances of spice. So well integrated, there are notes of toasted barrels of high quality, giving a greedy character to the wine, with aromas of vanilla and brioche. In the mouth, it confirms the fruity aromas in harmony with the elegant structure.

 

Manual harvest to 20 kg boxes. The grapes are fully stemmed before being trodden by foot in lagar. Spontaneous malolactic fermentation in new French oak barrels (50%) and in stainless steel (50%). Aged 18 months in new and old French oak barrels. The wine is not stabilized by cold and only has a slight filtration.

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Weight 1.5 kg

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