MOSCATEL DE SETÚBAL COGNAC 1999
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.
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♦ PRODUCTION ♦
♦ BOTTLING ♦
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MOSCATEL DE SETÚBAL
♦ ANALYSES ♦
♦ STORAGE ♦
♦ SHELF LIFE ♦
♦ TASTING NOTES ♦
Very elegant with notes of dried fruits and very characteristic Cognac presence
An explosion of sensations where dried figs with walnuts and toasted hazelnut predominate. Wine with a unique persistence and intensity in the mouth
♦ 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.