PORTUGAL

Gateway Douro
2015 Blend

Viticulture

Vineyard:
Soil Type: Slate and granite.
Vine Age:
Irrigation: No irrigation
Harvest Date:
Yield:

Vinification:

This is a blend of 50% Touriga Franca, 30% Tinta Roriz and 20% Touriga Nacional.
2015 is a distinctive vintage which resulted in producing first-rate wines. Yields were relatively low with excellent fruit quality. 2015 was dryer with some humidity towards harvest time. Gateway was picked just before the September rains.
Harvested at optimum ripeness the grapes are de-stemmed and crushed on arrival at the cellar.
Fermented in stainless steel, temperature controlled tanks at 27° Centigrade.

Tasting Notes:

Color: Ruby.
Nose: Ripe red fruits with hints of raspberry.
Palate: Fruity and pleasing with a spicy character.
Other: Gateway Douro will pair well with grilled meat and pasta.

Chemical Analysis:

Alc (%): 13
RS (g/l):
TA (g/l): 3.45
pH: