Single Harvest Tawny 2003

Port

Single Harvest Tawny 2003

This Vieira de Sousa Single Harvest Tawny is from the 2010 harvest. This year was characterized by a winter and early spring with a high precipitation rate, which dropped in the summer months. Temperatures were mild throughout the year.

Vinification

This year was characterized by a winter and early spring with a high precipitation rate, which dropped in the summer months. Temperatures were mild throughout the year.
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

Brick red in color, with exhibiting a very attractive aroma, with notes of ripe red fruit that stand out (plum, cherry).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  111 g/L
Alcool 19,5% vol
Baumé 4.6
pH 3,66
Total Acidity 4 g/L Tartaric Acid