Outeiro 2014 Red

Production
The top section of the Boa Vista vineyard called Outeiro has consistently produced wines of great character and depth from the 2 varieties planted there; producing a true sense of “terrior".
 
The natural, small tank, co-fermentation takes 5 days. Fermentation is finished in new American oak barrels with battonage followed by malolactic fermentation and 22 months’ maturation.
 
Analysis
Total alcohol 14,5%
Total acidity 6,3 gm/l
Total sulphur 92 mg/l
Total sugars 0,7gm/l
pH 3,62
 
€21.00

Properties

Characteristics
Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Terras de Alter
Brand: Outeiro
Region: Alentejo
Type: Red
Vintage: 2014
Alcoholic Level: 14,5%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: 50% Syrah, 50% Petit Verdot
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: Peter Bright
Format: 75cl
Tasting
Colour: Dense red-ruby, purple meniscus.
Icon nose 176020a5140d2499a7f0e61d28ba9873d09e3af9dca561aeb6a91b357f650e5b Nose: Great intensity with red and black fruit with notes of spices and mocha.
Icon mouth fe9befcc324311cf7cf9e740b28462659874ebbdc4882ef64971fe9b95382c5e Mouth: Notes of red and black fruit, good acidity, structure and great complexity. Abundant tannins, fine grained, with creamy palate from barrel fermentation. A steel fist in a velvet glove.
Goes well with: Lamb chops, porterhouse steak and dark chocolate.
Awards
Icon awards 0b2e1fc46a580be105fbbfe77df78f260843d877887ea25ecfe1b3dc8bf39830 Awards: Gold Medal at the 2019 Wines of Portugal Challenge.