• rufia tinto

Rufia Tinto 2016. Quinta da Boavista, Dao

Product Details

  • DO: Dao, Portugal
  • Producer: Joao Tavares, Quinta da Boavista
  • Grape: Jaen, Touriga Nacional and Rufete
  • Vintage: 2016
  • Climate: Continental
  • Production: 9,000
  • Vinification: Fermented in tank and aged 9 months in 400L old barrel
  • Tasting: charcuterie, pork dishes, cheese
  • SKU: 110

Product Description

Rufia Tinto is a blend of Jaen 40%, Touriga Nacioanl 30% and Rufete 30%. Located in Dao region, Portugal, 35 years old vines. Organic farming and respect for all the fauna and vegetation, no use of any pesticides or herbicides. Hand harvest in cases, in the winery destemmed and press, macerated for 8-10 days, spontaneous fermentation with indigenous yeast in stainless steel, follow by the malolactic, no control of the temperature. With its lees for 9 months and left 9 months in old 400L barrels, no filtration, no clarification a bit of sulphites before bottling, total of 45mg/L. Soil is granite, schist, clay and marine sediments.