COLINAS DO DOURO RESERVA
REGION Douro (Douro Superior)
VINTAGE REPORT 2013
Moderately dry winter and rainy spring, from which March was the wettest from the last 50 years. Summer was hot and extremely dry, with important precipitation occurred on the 5th September, (10mm) that softened the water-stress of the vines.
TASTING NOTES Intense ruby color, deep ripe red fruit aromas, with a hint of vanilla and spices from well integrated oak. On the palate is succulent with moderate acidity and firm tannins. It is harmonious and prolonged.
VINIFICATION Fermentation in stainless steel tanks, for 12 days at 24/25ºC degrees. Aged for 6 months in 225L used barrels of French oak. Should be served between 15/16ºC.