Messias Late Bottled Vintage 2013
|Article:||Messias Late Bottled Vintage 2013|
|Grape variety:||Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinto Cão, Tinta Barroca.|
|Characteristics:||A very deep ruby coloured wine, fresh and fruity with a delicious hint of black liquorice notes and a chemical touch. On the palate it is balanced perfectly, has a good concentration with very present firm tannins, with a long lasting finish.|
|Drinking temperature:||14 - 16 °C|
The LATE BOTTLED VINTAGE is from a year classified with "good", It confessed also under the name L.B.V.. It shows the qualities of a Vintage and stores 4 years on the barrel unlike it, before it is drawn on bottle. By the longer maturity in the mostly big wood barrel it is drinking ripe earlier as his big brother and form less depository.
Winemaking Process: Partial destemming, fermentation at controlled temperature (24 - 28 °C), when must reached the desired sweetness value, fermentation was interrupted by the add of brandy; following a period of maturation in oak barrels, in the warehouses of Vila Nova de Gaia; after approval was then bottled between the fourth and the sixth year.
|Country of origin:||Portugal|
|Company:||Sociedade Agrícola e Comercial dos Vinhos Messias, SA|
|Address:||Avenida Comendador Messias Baptista, N.56, 3050 Mealhada, Portugal|