Fragulho Red 2018

BRAND // Fragulho

WINE // Red

REGION // Portugal, Douro

CLASSIFICATION // DOC 

GRAPE VARIETIES // Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz and Touriga Franca

CROP YEAR // 2018

VINIFICATION

The grapes from our vineyards are harvested by hand and carried in small boxes to our winery. The process is initiated by stemming, crushing and packaging of the grapes in our wine press. The next step, the soaking step is carried out by using temperature control and a mechanical press. Fermentation takes place at a temperature of 25°C for 6 days followed by the pressing process. The wine then remains some time in barrels and stainless steel vats and lastly it is bottled.

 

OENOLOGY

José Morais | Daniel Costa 

 

CHEMICAL ANALYSIS

  • Alcohol Percentage // 14,5%

  • pH // 3,68

  • Total Acidity // 5,3 g/l (tartatic acid)

  • Total Sugars // 0,73 g/l

 

TASTING NOTES

Ruby red. Balanced, tennin, and woody. With a long finish.

 

IDEAL CONSUMPTION TEMPERATURE

To be served between 16ºC and 18ºC.

GASTRONOMY

Ideal in the company of poultry dishes, red meat and cheese board.

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