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Trial 4

Red

Wine Concept

To compare wines produced from the Alicante Bouschet grape variety, from two different sub regions within Alentejo: Portalegre and Reguengos.

To be tasted alongside trial 5.

Agriculture

Integrated Production

The 2013 viticultural year was characterized by a cool and wet spring, followed by a dry summer with large diurnal temperatures, making for good maturation conditions and sound healthy grapes.

Grape Varieties

Alicante Bouschet

Vinification / Maturation

Manual harvest on September 13th, 2013. The grapes were destemmed, crushed and fermented in stainless steel for 10 days. Malolatic fermentation in tank.

Matured for 6 months in used barrels followed by 12 months in large oak vessels (5.000l).

More Information

Vinyard

Palmeiras – T04, at Herdade dos Perdigões

Sub Region: Reguengos

Wine Makers

David Baverstock and Luís Patrão

Colour

Dense ruby.

Palate

Rich with very ripe mature fruits and powerful tannins.

Formats

750 ml

Bottling

April 2015

Alcohol/Volume

14 %

Total Acidity

6.45 g/l

pH

3.5

Reducing Sugar / Baumé

1.7 g/l