Winemaking: The grape varieties chosen on the estate, a Cabernet Sauvignon and a Merlot benefit from the natural conditions to allow a slow and balanced maturation. The primary fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature (25°C), followed by a period of ‘cuvaison´ (skin maceration post-fermentation) of three weeks.
Ageing: 11 months in new French oak casks
Tasting notes: Aromas of red fruits combined with nuances of wood and spices. In the mouth, the red fruit flavours are intensified and combined with smooth tannins; it has a fresh finish, somewhat mineral, elegant and very complex.
Gastronomy: Red meat and game.
Serving Temperature: 16 – 18°C
Gold – Sakura Japan Women’s Wine Awards (2018); 94 pts – Wine Enthusiast (2017); Gold, Excellent (4 stars) – Selection Das Genussmagazin (2017); Os melhores Vinhos de 2017 na Categoria Península de Setúbal – Grandes Escolhas; Boa Escolha – Grandes Escolhas – VINHO (2018); 17,5 ptss – Revista de Vinhos (2015); Commended Medal – Decanter World Wine Awards (2015); Commended Medal – Internacional Wine Challenge (2015); Gold – Concurso de Vinhos da Península de Setúbal (2015); Bronze – Internacional Wine & Spirits Competition (2015); Silver – Concurso Vinhos de Portugal (2015)
Bacalhôa Vinhos de Portugal, S.A., one of the biggest and most innovative wine-making companies in Portugal, has developed a range of wines throughout the years that has ensured us a solid reputation and the preference of national and international wine lovers. Present in 7 Portuguese wine regions, with a total of 1200ha of vines from 40 different castes and 3 wine-producing centers, our market presence relies on the strengths of our dimension and of the autonomy in 70% of the production process. Each of the entities that compose Bacalhôa Vinhos de Portugal, S.A. – Aliança Vinhos de Portugal, Quinta do Carmo and Quinta dos Loridos – has its own distinctive production center, placed within a setting with intrinsic cultural value. The dynamics generated by the intersection of these various identities, explored using the latest technology and the knowledge of a renowned team of experts, guarantees our ability, unrivalled in the competitive Portuguese market, to offer the perfect wine for any occasion.
Bacalhôa – Vinhos de Portugal, S.A.
Rua do Comércio, 444, Apartado 6 3781-908 Sangalhos Portugal
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