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Além Red

Type: Red
Grape varieties: Touriga Nacional and Syrah
Country of origin: Portugal
Region: Alentejo



Oenology

This wine was produced from Touriga Nacional and Syrah grapes which were destemmed and fermented in small vats with a controlled temperature of 25º to 27ºC. Maceration was intense and prolonged. The wine was aged in French and American oak barrels for 10 months. After ageing in barrels the best ones were chosen to create the blend which yields this wine. The wine was aged for a further 6 months in the bottle before being released.



Tasting Notes

Colour: It has a rich garnet colour.
Aroma: With an aroma of violets and wild flowers (from the Touriga Nacional grapes) and cherries and black plums (thanks to the Syrah grapes).
Palate: It is complex, fullbodied and concentrated in the mouth, the wood is extremely well integrated in a long finish that is spicy, complex and balanced.
Serving suggestion: This wine is excellent with roasts, game and other well-seasoned dishes, as well as strong cheeses.
Recommended Serving Temperature: 18º to 20ºC (64º to 68ºF).
Drinking suggestion: It can be drunk now stored for 5 to 8 years after bottling, as long as the storage conditions are suitable.

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