Casa de Mouraz Red
Winemakers: Sara Dionisio, Antonio Lopes Ribeiro
Production Area: 15 hectares
Yield per Vine & Hectare: 60 hl/ha
Training system: Guillot double with trellising, typical for this part of Portugal are the granite soils that are very difficult to work and where the vines have to find their way to drive down their roots
Vinification: classical fermentation with pump-overs, long extended maceration on the skins with a following maturation in French oak barrels for over 8 months.
Analytical Data: 13,5 Vol%, 2,1 gr/l res. Sugar, 5,0 gr/l acidity
Ageing: 1 year
Tasting Notes: On the palate it shows lively character, with ripe and firm tannins and a long finish.
Color: Beautiful dark red with light violet reflexes
Aroma: Cherry and strawberries, intense bouquet of red fruits, plum and rosemary with notes of dark chocolate goes well to light dishes and Mediterranean dishes, e.g. pasta, risotto
Conservation Time: 3-4 years
Certifications, Awards: USDA NOP organic certification Commended - Decanter, Best Buy - Portuguese Wine Magazine.