18 Jan Zambujeiro 2016
Red Wine 2016
Vinho Regional Alentejano, Borba
47% Alicante Bouschet, 40% Petit Verdot, 13% Touriga Nacional, 16% vol Alc.
Hand harvested from the oldest vineyards of the estate. Hand sorted
on conveyor belts. Fermented in small oak and steel tanks. Matured for 26 months in 100% new french oak barrels. Unfiltered, unfined.
The top wine of the estate is the essence of the best vineyards and the skills of the team. A wine for long term cellaring with big structure, loads of fruit extract and a creamy mouthfeel. Slowly opening in the glass with beautiful scents of wild flowers, wild berries, crushed stones, smoke and black tea.
Service and Pairing:
Serve with 14 – 17°C, decant, drink it alone, but goes well with all meat dishes, mature cheese. Drink from 2020 on to 2035. Store below 15°C.