Vega Reserva Douro 2009
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Vega Reserva Douro 2009

Harvest

2009

Color

Red

Country

Portugal

Region

Douro DOC

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

The wine is aged in Seguin Moreau French oak barrels of 225 Lt for 3 months. After bottling the wine ages 3 months in bottle.

Tasting Notes

Rich and full bodied but very smooth. Delicious intense fruit with a complex and elegant finish.

How to Serve

Superb on its own, it is also excellent with any meat dishes, oily fish, spicy food, Mediterranean cuisine and cheese.

Gross weight

8.3 kg (6x75cl) or 16.4 kg (12x75cl)

Pallet configuration

135 cases (6x75cl) or 68 cases (12x75cl) /15 cases/level x 9 levels or 17 cases/level x 4 levels

Euro pallet configuration

96 cases (6x75cl) or 48 cases (12x75cl) / 12 cases/level x 8 levels or 12 cases/level x 4 levels

Case dimensions

330x255x155 or 310x235x340

Bar code

Bottle barcode (EAN13): 560 0312 191486/Cartoon barcode (ITF14): (6x 75cl): 1 560 0312 191483/Cartoon barcode (ITF14): (12x 75cl): 2 560 0312 191480

Harvest

2009

ABV at 20ºC%

13.5

Volume at 20ºC g/cm3

0.9924

Total dry matter g/dm3

28,9

Volatile acidity (in acetic acid) g/l

0.56

Total acidity g/l

4,78

Fixed acidity g/l

4.08

pH

3,66

SO2 (free) & (total) mg/l

35/96

DFJ was distinguished in the NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL WINE COMPETITION 2016

Portugal Rose Winery of the Year - DFJ Vinhos, S.A. - Portugal Rose Wine of the Year - Casa do Lago rose 2015

PORTUGUESE PRODUCER OF THE YEAR, 2 GOLDS, 5 SILVER and 9 BRONZES in the Berlin Int. Wine Ch.

DFJ VINHOS HAS BEEN CONSIDERED THE PORTUGUESE PRODUCER OF THE YEAR IN THE BERLIN INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE

15 BEST BUYS in the REVISTA DE VINHOS wine magazine in 2013

Great recognition of our work in the most important Portuguese wine magazine.

2 Cellar Selection and 23 Best Buys in Wine Enthusiast 2013

DFJ received 26 excellent ratings, 23 Best Buys and 2 Cellar Selection in Wine Enthusiast 2013. Also relevant DFJ get two wines with the rating of 92, two with 91 and four with 90.

DFJ VINHOS WON THE # 1ST BEST BUY WINE OF THE YEAR 2012 IN THE WINE ENTHUSIAST

The wine VEGA Douro red wine 2009 from DFJ VINHOS won in the Wine Enthusiast magazine the award of the best BEST BUY WINE OF THE YEAR 2012.

DFJ won Silver and Bronze in the International Wine Challenge 2009

DFJ won one Silver medal, 3 Bronze medals and 7 Commended inthe International Wine Challenge 2009 wine contest. The PATAMAR Reserva red 2007 won Silver Medal.

DFJ won 11 medals in Slovakia

DFJ won 11 medals at the BOJNICE WINE COMPETITION 2012 in Sloakia.

DFJ won 27 awards at the AWC 2009 wine contest in Viena.

DFJ won 1 gold medal, 21 silver medals and 5 Seal of Approval.

COUNCOURS MONDIAL DE BRUXELLES 2011

DFJ Vinhos received two Gold Medals and 10 Silver Medals in the Councours Mondial De Bruxelles 2011.

INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE 2011

DFJ Vinhos was awarded with 8 Bronze Medals and 12 Commendeds in the International Wine Challenge 2011.

Decanter Wine Awards in 2011.

DFJ Vinhos was awarded with one silver medal, seven Bronze medals and 10 Commended on Decanter Wine Awards in 2011.

2011 an year of great recognition of the DFJ work at the Wine Enthusiast

2011 was outstanding for DFJ wines at Wine Enthusiast.

AWC Vienna 2011

D.F.J. Vinhos has been distinguished with 17 Silver medals and 7 Seals of Approval in AWC 2011.

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.

Bronze Medal IWC 2008

DFJ won one Bronze medal and 11 Commended in the International Wine Challenge 2008 wine contest. The GRAND'ARTE ALVARINHO white 2007 won BRONZE MEDAL.

Paxis Douro red 2005 won gold medal in Áustria

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