This wine produced with the traditional Douro varieties – Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca and Sousão – as well as about 30% of old vineyard grapes in a year considered to have had very good climate conditions for the Douro wines.
In due time of the grapes maturation, the manual havest was done, and after grapes destemming they have fermented with prolonged skin contact in stainless steel tanks. After that the wine aged in French oak wood for twelve months, After bottling another aging in bottle was done before beeing sent to the market
Deep rubi colour, intense aroma of ripe fruit and some vegetal. Vanilla, coco and chocolate notes were obtained from the wood ageing. Full bodied wine with smooth well combined with acidity. An appropriate wine for meat dishes.
Alcohol: 13,9 % (v/v)
Volatile acidity: 0,46 g/dm3
Total acidity: 5,38 g/dm3
2002 – Reserva Tinto 2000, Medalha de Prata, Concurso Internacional Expovinis (Porto)
2004 – Reserva Tinto 2002, Medalha de Prata, Concurso do Clube de Vinhos (Estoril)
Quinta das Brôlhas: Best of Wine Tourism 2006, awarded by the network of the capitals of the great wineyards (Mendoza, Argentina).
Professor Virgilio Loureiro