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Trial 5

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 4.

Agriculture

Organic 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 the 24th September 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

Machuguinho – T06

Sub Region: Portalegre

Wine Makers

David Baverstock and Luís Patrão

Colour

Lively deep red.

Palate

Fine and elegant. Lively acidity and fine tannins. Long and persistent.

Formats

750 ml

Bottling

April 2015

Alcohol/Volume

14 %

Total Acidity

6.53 g/l

pH

3.54

Reducing Sugar / Baumé

1.5 g/l