2019 Monte da Ravasqueira 'Guarda Rios Tinto'

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2019 Monte da Ravasqueira 'Guarda Rios Tinto'
2019 Monte da Ravasqueira 'Guarda Rios Tinto'
2019 Monte da Ravasqueira 'Guarda Rios Tinto'
2019 Monte da Ravasqueira 'Guarda Rios Tinto'
2019 Monte da Ravasqueira 'Guarda Rios Tinto'
2019 Monte da Ravasqueira 'Guarda Rios Tinto'

Elegance and freshness mark this wine with an elegant, harmonious, and gastronomic profile.

Tasting Notes

Composed of grape varieties typical to the region, together with international castes that are usually planted in the Alentejo region. 

Colour

Dense garnet red with purple hues.

Nose

Intense aromas of blackberries, strawberries and plums.

Palate

Tasteful, solid, growing tannins yet solid and elegant at the end. Very fresh, granite mineral finish.

Winemaking

In the wine cellar, these grapes were vinified at low temperatures in order to preserve the intensity of the aromas and flavours so typical of this region’s grape varieties. The wine was then fermented in stainless steel vats and partially aged in barrels of French oak. It goes well with intense flavours.


Information about Monte da Ravasqueira Estate

Located in the municipality of Arraiolos, about an hour’s drive from Lisbon, the Monte da Ravasqueira estate occupies a vast area of the typical Alentejan landscape. The excellent geological conditions and the unusually cool climate are well suited to the production of some of the best wine that the Alentejo has to offer. A great deal has been invested in planting vines and acquiring sophisticated, modern winemaking equipment.

The vines are planted in clay-limestone soil with granite outcrops which lend the grapes their distinctive minerality and freshness. The Guarda Rios Tinto is a blend of Aragonez (70%) and Trincadeira (30%), from a 44-hectare vineyard, grown on clay-limestone with granite. These grapes are harvested late at night before being cool fermented for two days. 

    Specifications

    Year 2019
    Bottle Size 750ml
    Cultivar 40% Aragones (Tempranillo), 10% Alicante Bouschet, 30% Syrah and 20% Trincadeira.
    Country Portugal
    Alcohol content
    12.5% alc vol 
    Units of Alcohol per Bottle 9.38 units
    Type Red Blend
    Cellaring Potential
    Made for immediate enjoyment and everyday occasions
    Origin Alentejo