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Quinta da Terrugem Red

Grape varieties: Aragonez and Trincadeira
Ageing: 12 months
Winemaker: Hugo Carvalho
Soil type: Clay-limestone
Profile: At Quinta da Terrugem vineyards planted in clay-limestone soils, little productive are the ideal conditions to produce grapes of exceptional quality. The grapes are harvested manually and separately for small boxes of 20 kg each.
Trincadeira and Aragonez were harvested in the second week of September, the Alicante Bouschet was vindimado in the last week of September.
Vinification: Fermentation is done in stainless steel deposits and mills with controlled temperature and lasts approximately a week to what follows a period of Skin maceration. After this period the wine it matures French oak barrels for 12 months. At the end of the stage is made the final batch of wine.



Analysis

Alcohol (%vol.): 14
PH: 3.35
Residual Sugar: 2.0
Total Acidity (g/I AT):
Total SO2(mg/I):
Serving Temperature: 16-18ºC



Tasting notes

Colour: Strong concentration of purple.
Aroma: Attractive fragrance and complexity, with profound notes of ripe fruits, chocolate and smoked nuances.
Palate: It presents accuracy in the mouth; the elegant and well framed tannins give this wine a powerful, long and persistent character.



Gastronomy 

Ideal to go along with game meat, grilled dishes and cheese.

 

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