Vale de Ancho

  • Description

Variety of Grapes

Alicante Bouchet and Aragonez

Alcohol

14.5 %

Class

Year

2006


Climate

Mediterranean

Soil

SCHISTOUS

Region

Alentejo


Total acidity

6.1 (g/l)

Volatile acidity

0.77 (g/l)

PH

3.5


Total sugar

3.3 (g/l)

Residual sugar

< 2 (g/l)


Awards

Gold Medal Confraria Enofilos Alentejo

Vinification Process

Manual harvest. Selection of grapes. Cold maceration with pre-fermentation for 2 days. Fermentation in stainless steel tank at controlled temperature. Post-fermentation maceration for 10 days. Aged for 15 months in new French oak barrels.

Description

Deep ruby color. Chemical nose. Profile according to grape variety. Mineral notes and light spice. Earthly. Intense in mouth, very expressive with present tannins. Long finish.