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Pinalta Tinta Barroca 2014

PTB is a delicate and balanced wine, where the intention is to show the characteristics of the Tinta Barroca caste. The grape variety is common throughout the Douro region, but it is not very common to be produced as monovarietal wine.

Technical Data

Alcohol

13,1%

Total Acidity

6,2 g/L (tartaric acid)

Reducing Sugars

1,8 g/L

pH

3,65

15.00

100 in stock

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Castes

Pinalta Tinta Barroca was produced entirely from grapes of the Tinta Barroca variety. The vineyards are in Casal de Loivos, Alijó, and are of adult age, already in full production. Sun exposure is very favorable, and allows the fruits to ripen perfectly.

Vindima e Vinificação

The grapes were picked by hand, being destemmed and smashed gently on arrival at the winery. Vinification took place in shale mills, with foot treading and prolonged skin maceration, followed by partial fermentation in French oak barrels. PTB continued to evolve in barrels for 18 months, in order to include the most delicate characteristics of wine with those of oak wood.

Maturação e Guarda

Pinalta Tinta Barroca 2014 evolved in French oak and American oak barrels for 20 months, in order to keep the most delicate characteristics of the wine. Pinalta Tinta Barroca 2014 is a wine of superior quality that can be kept for several years. It should be kept lying down, in a cool and dry place.

Tasting Notes

The color is of medium depth. It has an aroma marked by black fruits, vanilla, citrus notes, violet, lavender, and schist. In the mouth, it appears intense but smooth, good volume and lively acidity. It has a pleasant and fresh finish, and can be consumed now or after evolution in the bottle, for several years.

Serving Suggestions

White meat dishes, mainly poultry, and also cold salads.

In order to reach its fullness, it is recommended that the bottle be opened 1-2 hours before serving. It may need decanting since it has not been filtered, for better aging. It should be served between 16º and 18ºC. It should be kept lying down, in a cool and dry place.

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