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Poseidon - 2nd Edition Poseidon - 2nd Edition

Vinification: Destemmed and crushed, 12 hours pre-fermentation maceration at 34 C using selective yeast; temperature-controlled alcoholic fermentation (22-24C) for 10 days; malolactic fermentation in French oak barrels
Type: Red Wine
Grape varieties: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Sousão.
Producer: Lua Cheia em Vinhas Velhas
Winemaker: Francisco Baptista.
Region: D.O.C. - Douro
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Year: 2014

Colour: Deep ruby red core with hints of purple/blue flecks
Aroma: Very intense and powerful yet fresh aromas, dominated by balsamic notes and balanced out with aromas of wild forest berries (blueberry and blackberry). Very well-integrated high quality oak
Ageing: The wine aged in New and Old French barriques for 12 months, followed by 72 days on the high seas
Soil: Schist
Weather: Hot and dry climate large thermal gap
Taste: On the palate it is extremely elegant and voluptuous, yet fresh and well-balanced
Final Notes: Exceptionally long finish, where floral and aromas of wild forest berries return
Gastronomy: Pairs well with grilled meats or stews, hard cheeses

Alcohol: 14%
Residual Sugar: <0.6 gr/L
pH: 3.68
Acidity: 4.90 gr/L
Temperature: 16-18 ºC

Bottle: Borgonha Marquise
Capacity: 750 ml
EAN bottle: 560 4742 001 728
Bottles per case: 1
CASE Net Weight: 750 Kg
CASE Gross Weight: 1.4 Kg
Dimensions: 12*10*35

History:
An initiative of the Merchant Navy Officers Club and Lua Cheia em Vinhas Velhas.

3,200 bottles traveled 9764 miles spending 72 days experiencing the mysteries of the ocean and benefiting from the balance of the ship throughout the time it was on board.
All bottles are numbered and certificated by the ship Master and the President of the Merchant Navy Officers Club.  



Awards:

Vintage 2014

  • 93 points/Cellar Selection - Wine Enthusiast, June 2018
  • 90 points - RobertParker.com, Review by Mark Squires, April 2018


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