HERDADE BARRANCO DO VALE CASTELÃO RESERVE 2018
IGP: Indicação Geográfica Protegida
TYPE: Red Wine
GRAPE VARIETALS: Castelão
REGION: Algarve (vinho regional do Algarve)
SOILS: Sandy Clay and Schistous
COLOR: Intense ruby red wine
AWARDS: Silver Medal at the Concours International de Lyon 2021
Castelão mono variety, from vineyards with over 20 years old, has an intense ruby red color. Menthol aroma, with floral notes of rock rose, hybiscus and black fruit. Fresh, youthful wine, very versatile with a marked acidity that gives it a great personality.
WINEMAKING: Hand-picking harvest for 12 kg boxes in order to preserve the quality of the grapes. Pelicular maceration for 4 days followed by Alcoholic Fermentation. Malolactic fermentation in the spring of the following year preserving the primary fruit. 12-month stage before bottled.
BOTTLE SIZE: 750ml
STORE ADVICE: The bottles must be protected from sunlight without oscillating or vibrating, in a completely or partially horizontal position, with the wine in contact with the cork, in a cool place (between 10 and 15ºC) and without undergoing oscillations or vibrations.
SERVE ADVICES: Serve at a temperature of 16 to 18ºC.
FOOD PAIRING: Goes well with white meats, Italian cuisine.