Wine Brand: Status - Reserva 2015
Grapes: Encruzado, Malvasia-Fina and White-Cerceal
Designation of Origin: A.O.C. Dão
Soil: clayey limestone and granite
Type of Planting: Density 4,000 feet per hectare
Type of Pruning: Guyot double strand double strand Royat
Yield per hectare (ton. / Ha): 6 ton. grape per hectare
Location of vineyards: County of Nelas, Altitude 450 m
Maceration pre-fermentation for 4 hours, followed by fermentation of spout open for 15 days with temperatures controlled at 12ºC.
Alcohol content: 13% Vol.
Volatile acid: 0,32 g/L
Dry extract: 20,5 g/L
Reducing sugars: 1,3 g/L
Aging: Fermentation in french oak barrels during in one month Stainless steel tank with batonage “sur lie” for 30 days