Grand'Arte Alicante Bouschet 2012
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Grand'Arte Alicante Bouschet 2012

Harvest

2012

Color

Red

Country

Portugal

Region

Lisboa

Terroir

Quinta de Porto Franco

Vinification Method

Classic fermentation method with destemming and pre fermentative skin contact followed of the application of dry yeasts. and . Fermentation up to 30º C in the first 2/3, and lowering down to 20º C during the last 1/3. During the whole fermentative process, pumping over 2 times per day, using each time half of the volume contained in the vat. After the alcoholic fermentation, the cap is plunged for 30 days, and during that period, extraction of the gentle tannins is conducted, along with the malolactic fermentation and the natural stabilization of the wine.

Ageing

Wine is aged in French of Allier oak barrels of 225 Lt for 3 months. After bottling ages at least 3 months in bottle.

Tasting Notes

Dark almost bright black colour, with an intense fruited aroma to matured blackberries. Powerful, deep full body, deep structured, but smooth and velvety, combining well the matured fruit and the oak the 3 months ageing. Tasty, elegant, with some complexity, long and intense.

How to Serve

A pleasure as aperitif, with tapas and snacks, or as accompany of red meat, risotto, paella, pasta, pizza, vegetarian, curry and other spicy food and dry cheese dishes.

Gross weight

8.7 kg (6x75cl)

Pallet configuration

128 caixas (6x75cl) - 16 caixas/fiada x 8 fiadas

Euro pallet configuration

96 caixas (6x75cl) - 12 caixas/fiada x 8 fiadas

Case dimensions

310x255x175

Bar code

Garrafa (EAN13): 560 031219 052 6/Caixa (ITF14): 1 560 031219 052 3

Harvest

2012

ABV at 20ºC%

13.5

Volume at 20ºC g/cm3

0.9947

Total dry matter g/dm3

36.7

Volatile acidity (in acetic acid) g/l

0.82

Total acidity g/l

6.38

Fixed acidity g/l

5.36

pH

3.73

SO2 (free) & (total) mg/l

40/128

Vino Bojnice 2017 - 1 Trophy, 3 Golds, 7 Silvers and 3 Bronze Medals for DFJ Vinhos

TROPHY: PORTADA MEDIUM SWEET 2015 - SAMPION RED SEMI DRY & SILVER

PORTUGAL WINERY OF THE YEAR at BERLIN INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION 2017

DFJ VINHOS awarded "Portugal Winery of the year" won also 6 Double Gold medals, 9 Gold, 10 Silver and 1 Bronze medal at the BERLIN International Wine Competition.

DFJ VINHOS won 12 AWARDS in the NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION 2013

DFJ VINHOS won eleven medals and one trophy at the NYIWC 2013 in the USA.

Best Buys in Revista de Vinhos (PT) in 2012

In 2012 DFJ Vinhos received 7 BEST BUYS na REVISTA DE VINHOS. Here’s the ratings and appreciation of the editors:

Five gold medals in Canada

DFJ Vinhos won five gold medals in the wine contest Selections Mondiales des Vins 2012!!!

Two gold medals and 1 silver medal in Romania

DFJ Vinhos won five three medals in the INTERNATIONAL WINE CONTEST – BUCHAREST 2012

4 gold and 3 silver medals in Brussels

More 7 medals between gold and silver to DFJ in the Councours Mondial de Bruxelles 2010

Five Bronze medals and 7 Commended in the IWC 2010

12 awards won DFJ in the International Wine Challenge 2010 in London

One Silver and Five Bronze medals in the IWSC 2010

6 awards won DFJ in the International Wine & Spirit Competition 2010 in London

5 medals in the Lisboa wine region contest 2010

One gold medal and four silver medals was an excellent recognize of our wines.

6 medals in the MUNDUS VINI 2010

Three gold medals and three silver medals was an excellent recognition of our wines, in one of the most important and recognized world wine contests the MUNDUS VINI.

DFJ won 24 awards at the AWC 2010 wine contest in Viena.

DFJ won 3 gold medals, 14 silver medals and 7 Seal of Approval.

CELLAR SELECTION and 23 Best Buys in the Wine Enthusiast 2010

In the 2010 Wine Enthusiast DFJ has been awarded with 1 Cellar Selection, 23 Best Buy, one rating of 92 points, one of 91 and three ratings of 90.

DFJ won 3 medals in Germany

At the Mundus Vini 2007 one of the winners was the GRAND'ARTE Alicante Bouschet red 2005 with Gold Medal

Silver and Bronze in IWC 2007

DFJ won 4 Silver medals, 1 Bronze medal and 9 Commended in the International Wine Challenge 2007 wine contest. The GRAND'ARTE Touriga Nacional red 2005 won SILVER medal.

Excellent ratings and awards at the Wine Enthusiast November 2008

VEGA Douro 2005 awarded the 75th Best Buy of the year 2008 and the ESCADA Douro 2005 won Cellar Selection and a rating of 92.

DFJ won 4 silver medals in Germany

Point West tinto 2005 won silver medal in the Mundus Vini 2009

Paxis Douro red 2005 won gold medal in Áustria

The Paxis Douro red 2005 won gold medal in the AWC 2008.