Duende Rosé

Climate: Mediterranean with high thermal amplitude.
Vineyards Location: Borba - Alentejo.
Vineyards Age: 30 years old dry vineyards.
Grape Varieties: Aragonez and Trincadeira.


Confidence in a year that presented itself as clean of deseases combined with a strict regulation of production enabled these vineyards used to the seat withstand without stop maturing until the last week of September. Manual harvest in boxes of 12kg. Production of 1900 kg/ha.


Input to a sorting table followed by destemmed berries slightly crushed. The incubate for French oak bin, it is done by gravity through lift carpets where the tap was leaving immediately drop out the free run juice that would give rise to this Rosé, cold decanted, fermentation lasted for 27 days in stainless steel vat with controlled temperature between 12° C and 14° C.


Alcohol: 13,5 % Vol.
Total Acidity: 6,2 g/L
Production: 2.000 bottles
Temperature to serve: 8º to 10ºC
Release date: April 2011
Winemaker's note: Good grapes, with a shiny free run juice fermentation results in a brilliant expression of the fruit, without supplements. The delicate purity of fruit with its original acidity.
Winemaker: André Herrera de Almeida

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