Quinta de Lemos Touriga Nacional 2012 Red
Touriga Nacional, a Portuguese indigenous variety from the Dão region. This variety with a high oenological potential of a resounding bearing falls with an integrated protection program and the application of herbicides is prohibited. Harvesting is hand made, caste by caste, when the ideal maturation point is reached, usually between the second fortnight of September and the first fortnight of October. The harvest is collected in small boxes of 10 kg. These wines are obtained after fermentation at a controlled temperature in order to preserve all their aromatic elegance in large wooden barrels and stainless steel tanks for 20 days. The wine is produced by malolactic fermentation in French oak barrels and has a subsequent maturation period of 18 months to enhance its structure and complexity. Quinta de Lemos Touriga Nacional is dark concentrated, thin and elegant, balsamic, prunes and ripe blackberries, citrus. Fine wood temper the whole. Dense texture of fine tannins. Contains Sulfites.