Cavalo Maluco 2013 Red

Vinification
The estate is surrounded by trees and the vineyards are arranged in a North-South orientation, on top of a south-facing hill, 60 meters above the Sado river valley. The days are hot and the nights cold. The grapes are harvested and selected by hand.
Fermentation in oak vats. 18 months aging in French oak barrels.
 
Analysis
Alcohol: 13,5% vol.
Total acidity: 4,9 g/l
Total sugars: 4,9 g/l
pH: 3,95
 
 
€30.00

Properties

Characteristics
Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Herdade do Portocarro
Brand: Herdade do Portocarro
Region: Setúbal
Type: Red
Vintage: 2013
Alcoholic Level: 13,5%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional, Petit Verdot
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: José da Mota Capitão
Format: 75cl
Tasting
Colour: Intense and deep garnet color.
Icon nose 176020a5140d2499a7f0e61d28ba9873d09e3af9dca561aeb6a91b357f650e5b Nose: A wine with a rich and complex aroma with floral notes, black fruits, sweet chocolate, spices and smoke.
Icon mouth fe9befcc324311cf7cf9e740b28462659874ebbdc4882ef64971fe9b95382c5e Mouth: In the mouth the striking structure, notes of freshness awaken the aromatic richness and precede a long and challenging ending.
Serving Temperature: 16ºC
Goes well with: Combines with meat and chocolate.
Evaluation
Evaluation: 3rd Best Red in the world, Rio de Janeiro; 2nd Best Portuguese Red, Macao and Hong-Kong Wine Society; Best Portuguese Red, Grand Jury Européen.
Icon classification 3e51d3d9ed15536209cb9d7118873a31deae54c93b16126273d93c69d22efe76 Classification: Among the best wines of the Setúbal Peninsula by Grandes Escolhas; Best Portuguese Red by the President of the Court of Master Sommeliers.