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SUPERIOR RED 2011


DESIGNATION | Vinho Regional Alentejano



AWARDS

Bronze Medal International Wine Challenge 2015
Bronze Medal Decanter Wine Awards 2015


VARIETIES Aragonez, Syrah, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Alicante Bouschet


AREA | 25 hectares


VINEYARD

Planted in clay and limestone soils, on a gentle slope facing south, the vine rows are oriented north-south. The vineyard is managed under an accurate sustainable agriculture farming system.


VINIFICATION

The grapes were handpicked to small boxes at early morning hours. Cold maceration for 48 hours and alcoholic fermentation under controlled temperature followed by malolactic fermentation partially in new oak barrels. Aged for 12 months in new French oak barrels and a further 12 months in bottle.


BOTTLING | July 2013


PRODUCTION | 1 330 bottles


DRINKING PERIOD | 2015 • 2019
A full-bodied wine, intense and mysterious, enigmatic in its youth. It will surely show all its potential with time in bottle.


ANALYSYS

Alcohol Content | 14,5% vol.
Total Acidity (g/dm3) | 5,8
Volatile Acidity (g/dm3) | 0,79
Residual Sugar (g/dm3) | 0,8
pH | 3,69


TASTING NOTES
A ruby color wine with good concentration, notes of black fruits and spices; a full-bodied wine, all of it with a sober and serious profile.



 

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