QUETZAL RESERVA RED
Producer Notes 2017
50% Syrah, 35% Alicante Bouschet and 15% Trincadeira
The grapes are gathered in small bins and immediately taken to the winery and cooled to a temperature of 15ºC. They are then separated, crushed and deposited in a fermenting vat of French Oak. Fermentation takes between 8 days at a temperature of 26ºC. Pumping over is carried out 4 or 5 times daily for 15 minute periods. After alcoholic fermentation the wine is placed in 225-litre barrels of French oak, where it will age for 20 months and another 8 month in bottle.
A garnet colouris followed by pomegranate with notes of dark fruit and spices. very elegant taste of smooth wood. In mouth fine structured, with fresh notes and long silky tannins.