17 Oct Monte do Zambujeiro 2013
Monte do Zambujeiro
Red Wine 2013
Vinho Regional Alentejano, Borba, Portugal
37% Alicante Bouschet, 20% Aragonez, 15% Tinta Caiada, 15% Trincadeira, 13% Touriga Nacional, 14,5% vol. Alc.
Hand harvested from yield reduced vineyards. Fermented in steel tanks at 29°C. Matured in used french oak barrels during 12 month.
The 2013 was a warm and dry year and resulted in opulent and fruit driven wines. The Monte do Zambujeiro has a beautiful dark red color, followed by a rich bouquet of wild berries with a hint of smoke. The wine is well constructed around solid and soft tannins, has a lovely creamy extract and lots of fruit. It is mild in acidity and the alcohol is well integrated. It is ready for instant drinking pleasure and will last for 5 years if stored at 15°C or below.
Tapas, all kind of meat and pastas.
Store between:13 -15ºC .
Drink 2015– 2020.