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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

Vineyard

Palmeiras – T04, at Herdade dos Perdigões

Sub Region: Reguengos

Wine Makers

David Baverstock and Luís Patrão

Colour

Dense ruby.

Aroma

Seductive mature red berry fruits.

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