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Toucas Alvarinho Toucas Alvarinho

Vinification: Destemmed, pneumatic pressing and extended maceration at controlled temperatures
Type: White Wine
Grape varieties: Alvarinho (100%).
Producer: Lua Cheia em Vinhas Velhas
Winemaker: João Silva e Sousa, Francisco Baptista.
Region: D.O.C. - Vinho Verde
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Year: 2016

Colour: Pale yellow core
Aroma: Pronounced youthful aromas of lemon butter, walnuts and mineral
Soil: Granite
Taste: A complex and mouthfilling wine, as on nose, notes of lemon butter, ripe pineapple and a stream of mineral. Bold, structured, refined and elegant with perfectly balanced acidity.
Final Notes: Long lingering finish
Gastronomy: Accompanies grilled fish, especially oysters, all seafood and smoked meats

Alcohol: 12.5%
Residual Sugar: 12.8 gr/L
pH: 3.21
Acidity: 7.0 gr/L
Temperature: 10 ºC

Bottle: Bordalesa Autor
Capacity: 750 ml
EAN bottle: 560 474 2001 322
EAN Case: 1 560 47420010 53
Bottles per case: 6
CASE Net Weight: 4.5 Kg
CASE Gross Weight: 8.5 Kg
Dimensions: 24*31.5*16
CASES per pallet: 99 (11*9)
Pallet Weight: 817 Kg

Awards:

Vintage 2016

  • 16 points - JancisRobinson.com, Review by Julia Harding, November 2017
  • 90 points - Wine Enthusiast, October 2016
  • 87 points - RobertParker.com, Review by Mark Squires, October 2017

Vintage 2015

  • 89 points - RobertParker.com, Review by Mark Squires, December 2016
  • 88 points - Wine Enthusiast, November 2016
  • 15.5 points - JancisRobinson.com, Review by Julia Harding, June 2016

Vintage 2013

  • 89 points - Wine Enthusiast Buying Guide, December 2014
  • 16 points - JancisRobinson.com, Review by Julia Harding, July 2015
  • 86 points - eRobertParker.com, Review by Mark Squires, August 2014

Vintage 2012

  • 91 points/Editor's Choice - Wine Enthusiast Buying Guide, December 2013
  • 15.5 points - JancisRobinson.com, Review by Julia Harding, July 2013
  • 88 points - eRobertParker.com, Review by Mark Squires, August 2013

Vintage 2011

  • 89 points  - Wine Enthusiast Buying Guide, October 2012
  • 88 points - eRobertParker.com, Review by Mark Squires, June 2012

Commended Medal - International Wine Challenge London 2012

Vintage 2010

Commended Medal - International Wine Challenge London 2011

  • 90 points/Editor's Choice - Wine Enthusiast, Buiyng Guide Issue, November 2011

Vintage 2009

  • Commended Medal - International Wine Challenge London 2010
  • 84 points eRobertParker.com - review by Mark Squires, August 2010

Vintage 2008

  • Bronze Medal - International Wine Challenge 2009

Vintage 2007

  •  Commended Medal - Decanter World Wine Awards 2008

 



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