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Cortes de Cima Syrah


Appelation: Vinho Regional Alentejano - PGI
Varieties: 100% Syrah


Total Acidity: 5,9
pH: 3,53
Total Sugar: 0,8
Alcohol: 13,5%

Grown, produced and bottled at the family estate.
Bottled unfined and filtered in July 2015
Total production: 44.400 bottles (75cl)

 

Harvest 2014

Winter rainfall was plentiful, followed by an excellent summer growing season, mild for Alentejo standards. An early harvest with a rapid end, due to the early arrival of September rains.


Vinification: Made exclusively from selected Syrah grapes hand picked at optimum maturity from chosen sites in our own vineyards. Fermented without stems under temperature control, frequent delestage, followed by extended skin maceration to enhance varietal fruit characters, and to provide tannin structure and balance. Aged for 7 months in French (90%) and American (10%) oak barrels.

 

Tasting Notes

This wine shows aromas of red and blue berries, plummy, with nicely integrated spicy oak notes. Richly layered soft fruit on the palate, good depth and great balance.

 
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