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Cortes de Cima Red


Appellation: Vinho Regional Alentejano - PGI

Varieties: 35% Aragonez, 35% Syrah, 20% Touriga Nacional, 10% Petit Verdot
 

 

Analysis

Total Acids: 5,6
Final pH: 3,64
Total Sugars: 1,2
Alcohol: 14%

Ageing: 12 months in French Oak (70%) and American Oak (30%)

Grown, produced and bottled at the family estate
Bottled unfined and filtered in April 2015
Closed with natural cork closure.

 

Harvest 2013: A dry winter, followed by a cold and wet spring. A moderate summer, which heated up in August. A delayed growing season, with late flowering, ripening and a large harvest. High Acids, ripe tannins.
 

Vinification: Well ripened fruit. Fermented without stems under controlled temperature, with frequent pisage and delestage. Aged for 12 months in French (70%), American (30%) oak barrels, and then blended to give balanced varietal fruit and oak complexity. Bottled, unfined and filtered.

 

 

Winemaker's comments

Spicy aromatics, with a firm palate of intense fruit and a long, persistent finish.

 

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