Grand'Arte Alicante Bouschet 2005
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Grand'Arte Alicante Bouschet 2005

Harvest

2005

Color

Red

Country

Portugal

Region

Lisboa

Terroir

Quinta de Porto Franco Single Estate

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

Wine is aged in American, French of Allier and Portuguese oak barrels of 225 Lt, for 6 months. Ageing in bottle a minimum 6 months after bottling.

Tasting Notes

Very deep coloured and extremely full in body. The palate is complex and extremely intense with a delicious balance between savoury and fruitier flavours. Short oak ageing has added a subtle spiciness to the aromas. The finish is dry and extremely persistent

How to Serve

Excellent by itself or with any full flavoured dishes and cheese. We recommend to serve at the temperature of 16-18ºC.

Gross weight

8,3 kgs (6x75cl)

Pallet configuration

135 cases (6x75cl) - 15 cases/level x 9 levels

Euro pallet configuration

96 cases (6x75cl) - 12 cases/level x 8 levels

Case dimensions

330x235x155

Bar code

Bottle (EAN13) = 560 031219 052 6 // Case (ITF14) = 1 560 031219 052 3

Harvest

2005

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.

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.

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.