GRANDE ESCOLHA 2015
Origin: DOP Palmela.
Winemaker: Bernardo Cabral.
Grape variety: Castelão.
Winemaking process: Manual harvest and transport in small boxes of 20kg. Fermentation with tradicional foot treading in the lagar with 40% stems.
Ageing: Aged in French oak barrels for 12 months.
Bottling: Bottled in August 2017.
Soil and weather: Sandy soil and Mediterranean weather.
Colour: Ruby colour.
Aroma: Highly complex aroma of ripe red fruits, mint, light toasting and spices.
Taste: Full bodied, long palate with smooth tannins, balanced with nice acidity. Long persistence.
Gastronomy: Pairs well with grilled meat, stews and hard cheeses.
Total Acidity: 4,68 g/l.
Total Sugar: 1,0 g/l.