Our classic Alentejo, obtained only from our grapes, in organic production, expresses the diversity and identity of Herdade do Esporão. It’s rich, intense, harmonious, and comes with a label illustrated by Abel Mota.
Esporão Reserva Red 2020: a wine with a story, both inside the bottle and out
Over the past 30 years, Esporão Reserva Red 2020 has consistently expressed the characteristics of its grape varieties, soils, location, and the expertise of those who craft it with dedication.
Aragonez, Trincadeira, Syrah, Touriga Franca, Cabernet Sauvignon and Alicante Bouschet grapes were grown in granitic to schist, loamy clay soils. Each variety was vinified separately at controlled temperatures in small marble lagares, concrete vats and stainless-steel tanks, and were then aged for 12 months in American and French oak barrels.
Esporão Reserva Red 2020 shows aromas of blackberry, cocoa, dark chocolate and liquorice, with hints of black pepper. Intensely ruby in colour, it is rich and complex on the palate, with intense notes of black fruit and spices. The finish is long and persistent.
Each year, a visual artist is invited to create the label of that harvest. This year’s label was illustrated by Abel Mota, the youngest artist ever to be invited to contribute to Esporão label collection.
To know it better
The story of a very special label, as always, and a recipe that is the perfect companion to discover this wine.