Point West Cabernet Sauvignon red 2016
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Point West Cabernet Sauvignon red 2016

POINT WEST CELEBRATES THE MOST WESTERLY WINE REGION IN EUROPE, LISBOA.

THE GREAT POET CAMÕES * WROTE ABOUT IT: “WHERE THE LAND ENDS AND THE SEA BEGINS”.

IN THE LISBOA WINE REGION THE COOL ATLANTIC BREEZES, COMBINE WITH THE SCORCHING SUN, PRODUCING PERFECTLY BALANCED GRAPES, THAT ARE USED IN THIS RICH WINE.

* CAMÕES it was the most acclaimed Portuguese poet. The Day of Portugal, Camões and Portuguese Communities celebrates the date of June 10, 1580, the date of the death of Camões, being also dedicated to the Portuguese Language, the national citizen and the Armed Forces.

Harvest

2016

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. 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

The wine is aged in French of Allier oak barrels of 225 Lt for 3 months. Ageing in bottle a minimum 3 months after bottling.

Tasting Notes

This low yielding vine has produced a wine of intense colour, aroma and flavour. Full bodied, aromas of forest fruits and prune are followed by subtle oak-spice notes on a well balanced palate. The power has been harnessed into a deliciously smooth whole, but the concentration shows in an extremely long finish.

How to Serve

Can be drunk on its own but will accompany full flavoured dishes for example roasts, game and cheese. Excellent with food or by itself. Will accompany, for example, roasts, barbecue, pasta, vegetarian and cheese dishes. We recommend to serve at the temperature of 16-18ºC.

Gross weight

8,3kgs (6x75cl)

Pallet configuration

135 cases (6x75cl) / 15 cases/level x 9 levels = 1151 kg

Euro pallet configuration

96 cases (6x75cl) 12 cases/level x 8 levels = 827 kg

Case dimensions

330x235x155

Bar code

Bottle (EAN13) = 560 0312 19232 2 // Case (ITF14) = 2 560 0312 19232 6

Harvest

2016

ABV at 20ºC%

13,0

Volume at 20ºC g/cm3

0,9980

Total dry matter g/dm3

42,5

Volatile acidity (in acetic acid) g/l

0,61

Total acidity g/l

5,74

Fixed acidity g/l

5,00

pH

3,37

SO2 (free) & (total) mg/l

20/99