Quinta de Lemos

Quinta de Lemos Jaen Dão

Tasting Notes
Technical Details

Red fruit in the aroma, very exuberant, slightly candied, raspberry, resinous floral notes typical of this variety, mint. In the mouth it is extremely balanced, sensual and with a tasty finish.

Jaén grape blend.
This wine contains allergens, sulfites.
The Estate

The vineyards are located in the Silgueiros sub-region between 350 and 400 meters in altitude. The variety is recognized for being glabrous (hairless), between short knots and a bright light green tone.

Wine Making

These wines are obtained after fermentation at controlled temperature in order to preserve all the aromatic elegance, in wooden vats and stainless steel vats for 20 days. The wine undergoes malolactic fermentation in French oak barrels and subsequent aging for 18 months in order to enhance its structure and complexity.

Food Suggestions

Pairs well with beef, lamb, deer, venison, and poultry dishes.

• Available Size: 750mL (12 pc)
• Organic & Biodynamic
• Type: Wines
• Sub-type: Wines
• Class: Red
• ABV%: 14.1

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate – 91

"The 2011 Jaen was aged in 30% new French oak for 18 months. It comes in at 14% alcohol. Lovely, this is fresh, filled with fruit and nicely supported by the structure too. The velvety texture remains a selling point while it has acquired a little complexity. This is a nice back-to-back performance with the 2012 this issue, but I'd say this is more expressive of the grape as well as better structured. In this big vintage, it also manages to retain some elegance and balance. It will continue aging well for several years, likely more than indicated, but let's take that in stages. The price of this library wine merely reflects the latest release price."
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