Quinta dos Murças Minas 2016

Mina’s vineyards, although warm, also boast five water mines (a type of spring) that devolve freshness taken by the sun, maintaining the vineyard’s balance.


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  • Alcohol:13,5% vol

  • Grape Variety:Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Francisca, Tinta Roriz, Tinto Cão

  • Serving Temperature:18ºC

  • Type:Red

  • Winemakers:David Baverstock and José Luís Moreira da Silva

  • Pairing:Veal, Beef, Lamb, Poultry, Pasta, Game (deer, venison)

  • Capacity:75cl


  • Theme:Quinta dos Murças Minas vineyards are located at altitudes between 110m (360 ft)  and 300m (985 ft). South-facing, there are five water springs (in Portuguese, ‘minas’) that help to cool the area and influence the vineyard’s terroir. This is an elegant wine, with a balance of ripe fruit and the characteristic freshness of Quinta dos Murças.
  • Climate:Mediterranean Continental, hot days and cool nights during the maturation
  • Soil:Schist
  • AGE OF VINEYARDS:The oldest vines were planted in 1987 and the most recent in 2011.
  • Vinification:Hand-picked grapes, destemming, crushing, fermentation with indigenous yeasts and temperature control (25ºC – 28ºC) in granite ‘lagares’, foot treading and pressing in an old-style vertical press.
  • Ageing:In concrete vats and used French oak casks for 9 months.
  • Tasting notes:Fresh and lively with firm, ripe tannins and well-integrated acidity. Long and lingering finish that offers a balance of freshness and ripeness.


Weight 1.5 kg

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