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Quinta da Gricha Talhão 8 2017

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Quinta da Gricha Talhão 8 is produced exclusively from Touriga Nacional grapes from the “talhão 8” (vineyard plot) at Quinta da Gricha.

Black cherry colour with a red violet rim. Plenty of intensity on the nose, combining menthol, spices and wild basil aromas. Vibrant and exuberant on the palate, with a fresh vinous character and an excellent natural acidity.

  • SOURCING

    This wine is 100% produced from the old vineyards at Quinta da Gricha.

  • GRAPE VARIETIES

    Old vineyards (70+ years).

  • WINEMAKING NOTES

    This wine is produced exclusively from Touriga Nacional grapes from the talhão 8 at Quinta da Gricha. The grapes are picked into small boxes of approx. 20 kilos and brought to the winery where they undergo a careful selection process before being crushed. The vinification takes place in small stainless steel fermentation tanks. The grapes are fully destemmed and crushed. After 4 days of cold maceration, the fermentation process follows under temperature-controlled conditions. The juice is gently pumped over the skins during fermentation which is long and even ensuring good aromatic and polyphenolic extraction.

  • AGEING

    100% of this wine is aged for 12 months in new 500 lts French oak casks. It is fined and lightly filtered before bottling.

  • SERVING RECOMMENDATIONS

    Serve at room temperature (16-18ºC).

  • QUALITY

    We practice sustainable agricultural methods certified by the SATIVA institute. Our ports are produced with only indigenous-yeast fermentation. Our wines do not contain, or are produced, with genetically modified organisms or substances with origin in.