QUINTA DAS CAMÉLIAS – SYRAH
Name: Quinta das Camélias Syrah 2015 red wine
Designation of Origin: Regional Terras do Dão
Producer: Jaime de Almeida Barros
Soil: Predominantly schistose with granitic outcrops
Grape variety: 100% Syrah
Planting Type: Density of 3500 to 4000 feet per hectare
Pruning Type: Double Cordon, Single Cordon and Guyot
Type of Conduction: Vertical ascending monoplane
Yield per hectare (t/ha): 5 tons of grapes per hectare
Type: Classic with pellicular maceration
Fermentation: With controlled temperature up to 28ºC for 8 days
6 months in French and American oak medium toast
Alcohol content: 13.6% v/v
Volatile acidity: 0.60 g/L
Total acidity: 5.59 g/L
Dry extract: 30.7 g/L
Reducing sugars: 1.2 g/L
Colour: Deep ruby
Aroma: Notes of ripe red fruit with evidence of redcurrant, wild blackberry and jam complexed by hints of vanilla, praline and toast.
Taste: Round and smooth, ample, with a good balance of tannins and structure, typical of the grape variety. It reveals a strong character with a long and persistent finish.
It should be served between 10ºC and 12ºC, with fish, seafood and white meat dishes or simply in nice social gatherings.
It is a wine that can be kept for 7 years