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Convento da Vila Selected Harvest Red

Designation: Regional Alentejano
Grape varieties: Aragonez, Syrah and Touriga Nacional
Soil: Chalky-clay and schist

Winemaker: Óscar Gato
Vinification: The grapes com from certified vines in the sub-region of Borba. A rigorous maturation control was performed as the grapes arrived in the winery. They were then destemmed and crushed, after which the alcoholic fermentation and the maceration – 6 to 10 days at a controlled temperature of 25ºC to 28ºC – took place. When the malolactic fermentation ended the wine aged for 12 months in stainless steel deposits and for another 3 months in French and American oak barrels so as to preserve its main characteristics before being bottled.
 

Analysis

Alcohol: 13,5%Vol
Total Acidity: 5,40 g/l
pH: 3,60
Total SO2: < 100 mg/l
 

Tasting Notes

Color: Clear and vivid appearance with a well-defined ruby colour.
Aroma:  Young aromas of wild fruit, typical of the Aragonez grape.
Palate: Fruity flavour with pleasant notes of strawberry, typical from the Castelão grape combined with a nice freshness offered by the Trincadeira variety.
 
How to serve: Best served at 16-18ºC.
Gastronomy: A pleasant accompaniment to fried pork meat and grilled sardines.
Consumption: Should be served young (2-3 years).
 
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