Herdade do Rocim
Limited to existing stock. If the wine you have purchased runs out of stock, we will contact you to suggest a different wine, or to return the amount paid.
Wine promotions cannot be combined with other discounts or coupons. Climate: Typically mediterranean and set in the sub-region of Vidigueira, where the climatic conditions are the most temperate of Alentejo and provide an excellent microclimate for the production of quality wines. Soil: Poor land, predominantly of granite and schist. Great pedological potential for the cultivation of vines and for obtaining quality wines. Grape Varieties: The varieties Alicante Bouschet, Petit Verdot, Trincadeira and Tannat are trellised in the vertical shoot position. The rows have an east/west orientation with the grape varieties at the same exposure (west).
Vinification: Manual harvest into 12 kg boxes. At the winery, the grapes underwent manual selection on a vibrating sorting table. Fully destemmed and lightly crushed. Foot trodden in traditional stone open fermenter (lagar) with indigenous yeasts. It aged 16 months in clay pots. Eight months in the bottle.