Day 5 at Quinta do Panascal !

Harvest 2010 – Day 5 at the beautiful Quinta do Panascal in Valença do Douro.  Check out the awesome  pics…

A wooden tool ("macaco") is used to punch down the floating cap during fermentation in order to maximise the extraction of colour, aroma and flavour.

Fermenting must

Baskets full of grapes are transported to the inside of the winery

The wine crusher is used to gently crush the grape skin before they go into the lagar

Harvest details

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