Morde 2015 Red

Small production from a single vineyard, this variety is more strongly associated with the north of Portugal but performs excellently at our higher altitudes. The name in English literally means «Red Dog» referring to it’s vigorous growth habit. 
Hand-picked fruit naturally fermented in small tanks followed by a long maceration. Aged in new oak barrels for 30 months.
Total alcohol 14,5%
Total acidity 7,7 gm/l
Total SO2 131mg/l
Total sugars 0,3 gm/l
pH 3,58


Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Terras de Alter
Brand: Morde
Region: Alentejo
Type: Red
Vintage: 2015
Alcoholic Level: 14,5%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: Tinto Cão
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: Peter Bright
Format: 75cl
Colour: Dense red center.
Icon nose 176020a5140d2499a7f0e61d28ba9873d09e3af9dca561aeb6a91b357f650e5b Nose: Spicy red fruit notes with a violet overtone.
Icon mouth fe9befcc324311cf7cf9e740b28462659874ebbdc4882ef64971fe9b95382c5e Mouth: Rich spicy unique fruit, strong tannins but with elegance and long after taste.
Goes well with: Beef Wellington, Meat Tartars and Veal Carpaccio.