Deep ruby-violet color, showing a concentrated aroma of dark fruits combining with subtle herbal and floral notes. In the pallet, concentrated ripe fruit contrast with powerful but well-rounded tannin ending in a persistent finish.
16 - 18ºC
After sorting and crushing the grapes are conveyed by gravity into small vats and fermented by only indigenous yeast at 27ºC. Post fermentation maceration lasts for 21 days.
<p>Monte Velho was launched for the first time in 1992, its name comes from the monte located next to the Caridade reservoir, at Herdade do Espor. At the time, the wine boasted the same origin and philosophy as Espor Reserva but was created to reach more people and make daily wine consumption an experience</p>
<p>Paulo Laureano began to be known for being one of the most productive consultant oenologists in Alentejo, one of the most sought-after oenologists considered by the new wave of producers who arrived in the Alentejo in the mid-90's. He was also known as Mr. Mouchão when he started to lead the oenology team of this classic Alentejo producer, as well as his classic mustaches that stand out from the crowd</p>
<p>Susana Esteban was born in Tui, Spain. She holds a degree in Chemical Sciences from the University of Santiago de Compostela and a Master's degree in Viticulture and Oenology from the University of La Rioja. She began her trajectory as an oenologist in 1999 at Quinta do Côtto, and later worked as an oenologist at Quita do Crasto between 2002 and 2007. Both farms are located in the Douro. She has worked since the 2007 harvest as a consultant in different Alentejo producers, namely Tiago Cabaço Wines, Herdade do Barrocal, Monte dos Cabaços and Monte da Raposinha.</p>
<p>Monte da Raposinha is a family business focused in the production of exceptional high quality Wine from Alentejo. From red to sparkling wine, without forgetting white wine, Monte da Raposinha intends on providing its consumers singular and pleasurable moments</p>
<p>Rapariga da Quinta was produced from Alentejo regional grapes Alicante Bouschet, Aragonez and Touriga Nacional, in excellent ripeness conditions and fermented with the best traditional methods allied to the most modern technology it has aged 6 months on american oak barrel</p>
<p>Since its creation in 1942, Sogrape Vinhos has been investing in the main Portuguese wine regions. With a strong presence in Dão, Douro and Vinhos Verdes, entry into Alentejo - the national wine region with the highest growth rates - was natural and inevitable</p>
<p>Founded in 1854 by the descendants of the Duke of Lencastre, surrounded by cork oaks and eucalyptus trees from Australia, the Herdade da Calada is hidden between the gentle hills of the Alentejo. Throughout the years it has been the target of various interventions and improvements, but preserves the beauty and elegance of the original feature of the main building and today is one of the most modern and innovative winemaking domains in Portugal, with an enotourism unit, 35 hectares of vineyard, 110 hectares of olive grove, 60 of cereals, 215 of mount and a magnificent lodging</p>
<p>Quinta do Mouro is located at the gates of the city of Estremoz, and belonged for centuries to the Zagalos family, one of the wealthiest in town. This original "quinta" in Alentejo, where the vast estates dominate, has an 18th century grooved house, charming gardens, bowls and 18th century tanks. In 1979, at the age of 26, luck dictated Miguel Louro's fate at a poker table, among friends, when he had the dilemma of buying a Porsche or Quinta do Mouro. The first hectares of vineyard would be planted in 1989, after a failed incursion into cattle breeding, and today he is one of the most iconic wine producers in the region</p>
<div class="clearfix colelem" id="u64026-4"> <p>Situated in the heart of Alentejo, in Alter do Chão, Herdade Papa Leite dates back to the XVII Century, which is still visible today.</p> </div> <div class="colelem" id="u64035">Filipe Barreiros Cardoso, is passionate about region and consequently the property. He acquired Herdade Papa Leite in order to fulfil his dream of creating high quality products.</div> <div class="clearfix colelem" id="u64033-6"> <p>The execution of this dream was only possible with the support of his family and the team with which he works.</p> </div>
<p>Quinta da Plansel are situated about 100km from Lisbon, in the southeastern part of the city of Montemor-o-Novo. They have around 75 hectares of vineyards that are an integral part of the DOC area of Évora</p> <p></p>