16 Oct Zambujeiro 2009
Red Wine 2009
Vinho Regional Alentejano, Borba, Portugal
47% Touriga Nacional, 47% Alicante Bouschet, 4% Petit Verdot, 2% Tinta Caiada, 15.5% Alc. vol.
Handpicked, selection by hand, maceration, fermentation in wooden fermenters, 6 weeks skin contact, malolactic fermentation in barrels, 24 months barrel aged in new French oak barrels.
A rich and beautiful wine, grown in a typical hot season in the Alentejo. An intense and fragrant bouquet, full of violet flowers, pepper, red fruit and hints of smoke. Powerful, dense but soft tannins and lots of delicious fruit, creamy texture and sweet extract, beautifully balanced, and an almost endless finish with notes of dark chocolate, smoke and vanilla.
With all kind of meat, pastas or alone.
Serve between 15 – 17°C.
Drink 2014 – 2029.