Country of Origin: Portugal
Appellation: Vinho Regional Alentejano
Grape Varieties: Tinta Miuda - 30%, Aragonês - 30%, Alicante Bouschet - 20%, Touriga Nacional - 12%, Syrah - 8%
Vineyard area: 27 ha
Soil Type: Free-draining schist soil
The grapes were grown in our vineyards and hand harvested, carried in small boxes of 12kg early in the morning to the winery and sorted destemming and lightly crushed.
Grapes were selected, and gently pressed. Fermentation occured in controlled temperature in stainless steel. Later on the wine rested in new french oak barrels (225Lts) for 17 months.
Malhadinha Red, presents a dense and intense violet color. In the aroma, we can identify notes of black fruit, tabacco leaf, with hints of spices. In the mouth, it reflects a sober wine, with volume and well structured with firm tannins, noting the barrel with a long and seductive final.
Alcohol Content: 15,5% Vol
Total Acidity : 5.8 g/l tartaric acid