Messias Colheita 1966
|Article:||Messias Colheita 1966|
|Grape variety:||Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinto Cão, Tinta Barroca.|
|Residual sugar:||117.0 g/l|
|Characteristics:||Amber colour with green hints. Good developed aromas, like dried fruit and a lot of spices mixted with hints of wood. On the palate, it's a full-bodied wine, well balance with a lingering finish.|
|Drinking temperature:||16 - 18 °C|
Wine fermented after partial destemming at controlled temperature, 24/28°C, when the must reaches the desired sweetness, fermentation is then interrupted by adding brandy (77%), ageing in oak wood barrels for a minimum period of seven years, in the warehouses in Vila Nova de Gaia, till bottling.
"Colheitas" are year ports which mature in the barrel as opposed to Vintage ports and be filled only after the seventh year.
|Country of origin:||Portugal|
|Company:||Sociedade Agrícola e Comercial dos Vinhos Messias, SA|
|Address:||Avenida Comendador Messias Baptista, N.56 3050 Mealhada, Portugal|