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Coates VP Fortified Touriga Nacional 2008 500ml

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Producer Note:

My love for Vintage Port is no secret to those who know me. A sabbatical at The Fladgate Partnership in vintage 2003 gave me a insightful look into Port production at Quinta de Vargellas (Taylors), Quinta do Roeda (Delaforce, Croft) and Quinta do Panascal (Fonseca). A three-hour ‘Corte’ of foot treading was performed to extract colour, flavour and fine tannins. Natural yeast fermentation progressed over 78 hours before pressing then fortification with a blend of white Brandy spirits selected to add character and compliment the base wine. Maturation for 24 month in seasoned French oak with a single racking and regular topping. RS of 80 g/L, which is a touch drier than most Portuguese VP’s, although the apparent sweetness looks much higher. Bottled unfined and unfiltered 

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Additional Information

Volume (ml)500ml
Winemaking PracticesMostly Conventional Techniques
Vineyard PracticesMostly Regular Farming Techniques
Product typeWine Fortified
RegionSouth Australia
Sub-RegionLanghorne Creek

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