2016 Lua Cheia em Vinhas Velhas Special Reserva

Lua Cheia (Douro)

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Lua Cheia produces this 2016 Lua Cheia em Vinhas Velhas Special Reserva ($10.87), a red wine from the region of Douro with 2016 grapes and has an alcoholic content of 13%.

Technical sheet · Lua Cheia em Vinhas Velhas Special Reserva

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2016 Other vintages
2015, 2014 and 2012
Appellation:Douro (Porto & Douro,Portugal)
Winery: Lua Cheia
Volume: 75cl
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13%

Description · Lua Cheia

2016 Lua Cheia em Vinhas Velhas Special Reserva

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Deep red color with purple reflections.
  • Nose: Intense aromas of red fruits, spices, spicy, vanilla and toasted wood tones.
  • Mouth: elegant body, dense, voluptuous, full, round, fresh, with red fruit flavors. long finish.

APPELLATION: Douro.

VINEYARD: Cheia Lua.

GRAPES: Touriga Nacional.

AGING: 12 months in French oak barrels, followed by 10 months in bottle.

PREPARATION: The grapes are harvested manually, and then be subjected to a stripping process and gentle pressing. The must is macerated for a period of 12 hours at cold temperatures. Fermentation is carried out in stainless steel barrels at controlled temperatures of 26 to 28 ° C, for a period of 25 days. The wine is aged in French oak barrels for a period of 12 months followed by 10 months in bottle.

PAIRING: Red meats, roasts, sausages, game meat, poultry, cream of mushroom, mature and aged cheeses.

RIGHT SERVING TEMPERATURE: 14-16 ° C

ALCOHOL: 13.5%

Lua Cheia

The Full Moon project in Vinhas Velhas is the result of the passionate connection that its 3 founders - João Silva e Sousa, Francisco Baptista and Manuel Dias - have maintained with the Douro for more than two decades. After so many years to be surprised by this unique wine region, in 2009 it was...

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Reviews about Lua Cheia em Vinhas Velhas Special Reserva 2014

Portugal Vineyards
Portugal Vineyards

4/5

Deep red with hints of purple colour. Very intense and powerful yet elegant aromas, dominated by notes of bergamot oil, and balanced out with aromas of wild forest berries (Blueberry and mulberry) with well-integrated high quality oak. Elegant and voluptuous, yet fresh and well-balanced with notes of wild forest berries. Long finish.

Reviews about Lua Cheia em Vinhas Velhas Special Reserva 2012

Portugal Vineyards
Portugal Vineyards

4/5

92 pts Wine Enthusiast - Deep red with hints of purple colour. Very intense and powerful yet elegant aromas, dominated by notes of bergamot oil, and balanced out with aromas of wild forest berries (Blueberry and mulberry) with well-integrated high