Artesano by Moreto 2018 Red

Climate: A warm and temperate climate with a lot more rainfall in winter than in summer. Average temperature is 16.5ºC with 569mm of annual rainfall. 
Soil: Limestone-clay, mixed with shale-derived Mediterranean brown soils. 
Pruning: Non-grafted, free standing and with very low yields.
Manual harvesting into small crates, during the coolest early morning hours. After destemming the grapes are crushed and fermented in stainless steel tanks, under controlled temperatures of 21-24ºC. 
Aged in French oak casks during 12 months. After bottling the wine aged for six months in the bottle.
Alcohol: 13,5% vol.
Total acidity: 5,0 g/l
pH: 3,64
Total sugars: 0,5 g/l 

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Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Elite Vinhos
Brand: Artesano
Region: Alentejo
Type: Red
Vintage: 2018
Alcoholic Level: 13,5%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: Moreto, Old Vines
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: Filipe Perdiz
Format: 75cl
Colour: Clean ruby colour;
Icon nose 176020a5140d2499a7f0e61d28ba9873d09e3af9dca561aeb6a91b357f650e5b Nose: Complex and delicate aroma with predominance of red fruits.
Icon mouth fe9befcc324311cf7cf9e740b28462659874ebbdc4882ef64971fe9b95382c5e Mouth: Intense, with soft but persistent tannins, providing a long, complex and elegant finish.
Serving Temperature: 16ºC
Goes well with: To accompany grilled or roast meats, game, paté and cured cheese.