Monte Branco Red
Producer Notes 2013
Warm and dry days with large daily temperature amplitude.
Soils: Schist and calcareous.
Grape Varieties: 70% Alicante Bouschet and 30% Aragonez.
Hand harvesting. Total de-stemming. Cold pre-fermentation maceration for 3 days. Fermentation in temperature-
controlled in open top tanqs at 26/27ºC.
Aging: 1 year in 300L French Oak Barrels (80% new).
Deep and concentrated garnet color. High aromatic complexity. Big body wine, deep, with good structure and acidity. Long after taste. It’s a serious wine, plenty of character. Good ageing potential.