cognac-one | Tags Douro Valley – Portugal

Aromas of red fruits such as strawberries and raspberries alongside balsamic notes. Elegant tannins, a great freshness, and some spices. A very fascinating wine. WINEMAKER  João Nicolau de Almeida APPELLATION  Douro GRAPE VARIETIES  55% Touriga Nacional – 45% Touriga Franca CULTURE & VINIFICATION  The harvesting was in September. After a 12-hour stay in the cold room, they were moved by gravity to fermentation vats. The vinification was done in wooden tanks and stainless steel vats. AGING  The wine was aged for 12 months in oak casks and 8 months in concrete vats. ALCOHOL CONTENTS  13.5% Technical Sheet PDF

Aromas of tea, chocolate, and spices. Fresh notes on the palate, very dry tannins, and a long persistent finish. 90 pts by The Wine Advocate.  WINEMAKER  João Nicolau de Almeida APPELLATION  Douro GRAPE VARIETAL  40% Vinhas Velhas – 40% Touriga Nacional – 20% Touriga Franca CULTURE & VINIFICATION  Manual harvest in September. Vinification was carried out by trodden where complete fermentation took place with indigenous yeast. AGING  The wine was aged for 12 months in 225 L barrels and 600 L casks made of French, American, and German oak. ALCOHOL CONTENTS  14.5% Technical Sheet PDF