Portugal / Alentejo
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2016 Monte da Ravasqueira Vinha das Romãs

Monte da Ravasqueira

Alentejo

Dense red colour, dark and opaque. Nose, at first, is closed, before showing its complexity of black fruits, cedar, fruits of the forest, mix of spices, cardamom and earthy aroma. Tasteful, solid tannins and growing but thin and elegant in the end. Very fresh, granite mineral finish. Potential in bottle during the period 2017-2027.


Viticulture

6,5 tons per hectare. Manual harvest. Grapes transported in 20 kg boxes. Grapes conserved for 48 hours in a refrigeration chamber at 0ºC.


Vinification

Bunches sorted by manual conveyor. Winemakingin open tanks with automatic punch and with high extraction level. 100% ofbatch aged for 20 months in new French oak barrels.