RESERVA 2016

Origin: DOP Palmela.
Winemaker: Bernardo Cabral.
Grape variety: Castelão.
Year: 2016.
Winemaking process: Manual harvest and transport in small boxes of 20kg. Fermentation with traditional foot treading in the lagar with 30% stems.
Ageing: Aged for 12 months in used French oak barrels.
Bottling: Bottled in May 2020.
Soil and weather: Sandy soil and Mediterranean weather.
Colour: Ruby colour.
Aroma: Aroma of black plums, redcurrant and a hint of menthol, with some tobacco, toast and vanilla.
Taste: Full and long palate with soft tannins, balanced and very nice acidity.
Gastronomy: Pairs well with grilled meat and roasted fish and meat.
Alcohol: 13,79%.
Total Acidity: 4,9 g/l.
Total Sugar: 0,9 g/l.
pH: 3.67.

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