Tinto da Talha Grande Escolha Red

Classification: Vinho Regional Alentejano

Grape Varieties: Touriga Nacional and Alicante Bouschet.

Method: After careful selection of the grapes, destemming and vinification were conducted separately for each grape variety.
The Touriga Nacional grapes fermentation took place in stainless steel vats, with pumping-over and controlled temperature of 25-28ºC for 8 days. Then the wine went through malolatic fermentation in new oak barrels of 225 litres (French & American).
The Alicante Bouschet grapes fermentation took place in stainless steel vats, with
controlled temperature of 28-30ºC for 5 days. The wine remained in contact with the skins (cuvaison) at 20-24ºC for a month, going through malolatic fermentation during this period. After that it spent 3 month in new oak barrels (French & American).
This vintage of “Tinto da Talha Grande Escolha” is the blend of these 2 wines.
Bottled in November 2011.

Chemical Analysis

Alcohol: 14,3 % by vol.
Total Acidity: 4,9 g/l
Volatile Acidity: 0,57 g/l
pH: 3,69
Residual Sugar: 3,6 g/l

Wine Maker & Export: Joana Roque do Vale (

Bottled: 26.828 Bottles 0,75L

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