Single Harvest Tawny 2003

Port

Single Harvest Tawny 2003

This Vieira de Sousa Single Harvest Tawny is from the 2003 harvest. This year was characterized by a normal rainy winter and a dry spring.

Vinification

This wine fermented in the old stone Lagares in Quinta da Água Alta. After fortification with grape brandy, the wine aged in one big cask.

Tasting Notes

Dark Brick red / tawny in color, with delicate nutty aromas and a hint of dried nuts . This wine proves to be of exceptional quality, very aromatic, elegant, balanced and a long finish.

Producer Vieira de Sousa – Vines & Wines, Lda.
Region Douro
Soil Type Schist
Vines Cima-Corgo
Average Vine Age Over 30 years
Grape Varieties Touriga Nacional, Touriga Francesa, Tinto cão, Tinta Roriz and others
Harvest Period September / October
Harvest Method Hand picked
Fermentation Lagares / Foot Treading
Ageing One big Barrel
Residual Sugar  89 g/L
Alcool 19,5% vol
Baumé 3,61
pH 3,2
Total Acidity 3.9 g/L Tartaric Acid