SMD-005

Alentejano, Tinto Reserva, Monte dos Cabacos

Vines planted from 1982-1992. Tended in clay and loam at 400 m (1,312 ft) elevation.

This is a vegan wine.

Harvested by hand in small boxes, grapes are selected at the winery. Fermented in a conical small capacity tank, with temperature control followed by manual pumping, and post fermenting maceration. It is aged for 12 months in French oak barrels and given several years of bottle age prior to release.

270 6pks produced.

Producer:
Vintage:
2008
Country:
Portugal
Region:
Alentejano
Variety:
Blend - Other
Color:
Red
Case Pack:
12
Bottle Size:
750
Import Partner:
Ole Imports

Tasting Notes

Tinto exhibits dark fruit, fresh herbs and peppery spice on the nose, following through to flavors of the same, shot through with lovely balanced acidity and minerality. Full and rich on the palate, with impressive structure and a long finish.

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Press & Reviews

Wine Enthusiast

Score:
94pts
Date:
2007