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Quinta de S. Francisco
Velha 12 Anos, 70cl
Lisboa

25
approx. £22.36

  Brandy

 39.5%

 Good ageing

 Serve at 16º-18º

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O Produtor, tasting note published in May 23rd 2016

Golden brown color. Very delicate and complex aroma, with hints of spices, tangerine. Strong presence in the mouth, silky entry to a full body, and slightly smoky finish, marked by the marc. Smooth and elegant finish.

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Quinta de S. Francisco

Wine-making process: This grape marc spirit is made exclusively from red grape marc, distilled in copper alembic stills immediately after pressing. Given the freshness of the pressed grapes, marc spirits are very fragrant and have low methanol content. Following distillation, the marc spirit is kept in oak casks for 4 to 6 years. During the aging process, they will be slowly diluted with deionised water until alcohol concentration drops to about 39.5%.

Allergens information

Contains sulphites.

SKU: 101342

Companhia Agrícola do Sanguinhal

Companhia Agrícola do Sanguinhal (CAS) was established by Abel Pereira da Fonseca in 1926 to administrate the estates that he owned in the region of Bombarral since the beginning of the century, still belonging to the same family.

He planted his first stand-alone vineyards (i.e. vines with no other fruit tree in between) aligned and wired, which was considered very innovating at the time, as there were no tractors. Vineyards were divided into plots, each planted with one sole variety (which was also new at the time). He introduced new varieties. In a separate plot at Quinta do Sanguinhal, he planted 30 different varieties to study their adaptability.

The company has undergone modernization over the past few years: vines were re-established based on traditional varieties as well as new varieties to meet market demand; wine-making and bottling facilities have experienced major investments at technological and equipment levels. The traditional ageing in French and American oak is nonetheless still used.

Address

Companhia Agricola do Sanguinhal, Lda.

Quinta das Cerejeiras
Apartado 5
2544-909 Bombarral

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