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Marquês de Borba Reserva Red

Denomination: DOC Alentejo

Type: Red wine

Grape varieties: Trincadeira, Aragonez, Alicante Bouschet and Cabernet Sauvignon

Region:  Alentejo

Soil: Schist

Harvest: By hand to small cases of 15 kg

Vinification: Part of the harvest is foot trodden in traditional shallow, open marble troughs, known as lagares. The remainder is fermented in wooden vats with temperature control, with a long post-fermentation maceration. Malolactic fermentation then takes place in the barrels.

Ageing: 12 months in small French oak barrels
 

 

Tasting Notes

Colour: Deep in colour.
Aroma: Enormous concentration of aromas. Notes of jammy red fruits and spices.
Taste: Potent and elegant. Solid, vigorous, with compact and well integrated tannis. Long and distinct finish.

A wine for ageing

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Vinhos do Alentejo 2019