DSF Moscatel de Setúbal Cognac

MOSCATEL DE SETÚBAL COGNAC 2001

DOMINGOS SOARES FRANCO PRIVATE COLLECTION
D.O.C. MOSCATEL DE SETÚBAL

Domingos Soares Franco, winemaker and vice-president, is the youngest of the two representatives of the sixth generation of the family that manages José Maria da Fonseca. As both Vice-President and senior winemaker of the company Domingos has become a prominent figure in the field of Portuguese winemaking and viticulture. Although all José Maria da Fonseca’s wines are of his making, some are particularly special to him. Labelled “Domingos Soares Franco Private Collection”.

Continuing with the enthusiasm and passion which Domingos Soares Franco has developed his winemaking experiences, we present you the Private Collection Domingos Soares Franco Moscatel de Setúbal. This Moscatel was fortified with Cognac, which makes this wine unique in terms of complexity and structure.


VINTAGE INFORMATION

REGION

SETÚBAL PENINSULA

VINEYARD AREA

-/-

CLAY-LIME

PRODUCTION

3,500

WINE PRODUCTION

BOTTLING

2020

MARCH

GRAPE VARIETIES

100

MOSCATEL DE SETÚBAL

ANALYSES

18.5

ALCOHOL

7.5

TOTAL ACIDITY
(TARTARIC ACID)

3.38

pH

201

RESIDUAL SUGAR

STORAGE

12º

TEMPERATURE

60

HUMIDITY

SHELF LIFE

-/-

INDETERMINABLE

TASTING NOTES

COLOR

Amber

AROMA

Apricot, yellow plum, apricot and orange peal

PALATE

Fresh, apricot, roasted hazelnut and citrus. Long and endless mouth

FINISH

Very long

VINIFICATION

Fermentation stopped with Cognac.

AGEING

In used oak until bottling. No ageing in bottle is necessary, because it does not improve after bottling.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS

Should be enjoyed at 10º as an aperitif or at 16º as a dessert wine.


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