Marquesa de Alorna Grande Reserva Red

Red 2012

Country
Portugal
Region
Tejo
Climate
Mediterranean
Classification
DOC do Tejo
Production
5.000 bottles
Winemaker
Martta Reis Simões
Bottling Date
2014
Alcoholic Strength
14% (v/v)
Total Acidity
6,3 g/L
PH
3,45
Colour
Deep red
Vinification
Crushing and total destalking of the grapes. Pre-fermentative maceration at controlled temperature of 15 ºC; Fermentation in stainless steel tanks at 23ºC and maceration for 2 weeks. Before bottled, the wine ages in new French oak barrels for 12 months.
Nose
Good integration of berries such as blackberry and raspberry with a touch of fragrant wild flowers. Spice hints combined with chocolate and new oak aromas.
Palate
Dominated by berry fruit vanilla and spicy from the french oak. Despite firm tannins giving it a unique structure, reveals a silky texture in mouth.
Tasting Note
Due to the great aromatic richness and complexity it has a long-lasting final tasting, remaining aromatic notes.
Gastronomy
Serve at 16-18ºC. Serve with baked meats, game and red meat.