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Monte Branco Red


Climate: Continental Mediterranean. Warm and dry days with large diurnal temperature ranges.
Soils: Schist and calcareous.
Grape varieties: 70% Alicante Bouschet and 30% Aragonez.
Winemaking Process: Hand harvest. Total de-stemming. Pre-fermentation cold soaking for 2 days. Fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats at 26/27ºC.
Aging: 1 year in 300L French Oak Barrels (80% new).
 

Analysis

Alcohol: 14%
pH: 3,33
Total Acidity: 6,7 g/L
Reducing Sugars: 1,2 g/L
 

Tasting notes

Colour: Deep and concentrated garnet color.
Aroma: High aromatic complexity.
Palate: Big body wine, deep, with good structure and acidity. Long after taste. It’s a serious wine, plenty of character. Good ageing potential.


Winemaking: Luís Louro and Inês Capão

 
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