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Duorum Douro Colheita 2017 £17.95
Duorum Douro Colheita
João Portugal Ramos' wines are present throughout the world, being sales leaders of Portuguese wines in some countries.
The grapes are de-stemmed and gently crushed in stainless steel Lagares (troughs) by robotized treading. Pre-fermentative maceration takes place at low temperature. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 28º C (max.).
Maturation / Elevage in 225 and 300 litres French oak barrels for 12 months (30% new oak barrels and 70% second and third-year barrels).
Deep red colour with violet tones. Fresh and complex aroma dominated by ripe black fruits, blackberries, prunes and cassis, showing notes of violet and spices originating from elevage in the barrels. Full-bodied, with well-balanced acidity, firm and ripe tannins. Elegant, long and persistent finish.