Pêra-Velha Grande Reserva 2016 Red

Vinification
After 24 hours of cold maceration to enrich the flavours, the fermentation was run for 10 days at 24ºC, with the grape skin maceration (delastage process) to facilitate extraction of color and tannins, that contribute to body and mouthfeel.
 
Maturation
After Malolactic fermentation, followed by maturation of 24 months in French new oak barrels.
 
Analysis
Alcohol 14,50%
Total Acidity 5,0 g/L
pH 3,82
Total sugars 0,6 g/L
 
€60.00

Properties

Characteristics
Icon the winery 91385a8ea6cf09ebc7bf5483fb7d2dba15156b77792e8cade751b89f88524702 The Winery: Pêra-Grave
Brand: Pêra-Grave
Region: Alentejo
Type: Red
Vintage: 2016
Alcoholic Level: 14,5%
Icon grape varieties 5ef67bbf41e70ce6f009a73f51b8414b6eebc116dc4d59a69449b92366601093 Grape Varieties: Touriga Nacional, Syrah, Alicante Bouschet
Icon winemaker e032a2e97335c334d3c23f51d0329f31645cae5160a0a302d3072c2fb70c059e Winemaker: Nuno Cancela de Abreu
Format: 75cl
Tasting
Colour: Dark red
Icon nose 176020a5140d2499a7f0e61d28ba9873d09e3af9dca561aeb6a91b357f650e5b Nose: Ripe fruits such black plum, blackberries, black pepper, spices and cocoa.
Icon mouth fe9befcc324311cf7cf9e740b28462659874ebbdc4882ef64971fe9b95382c5e Mouth: Black fruits perfectly married with cocoa and with the elegance of french oak. Full-bodied wine with the presence of soft tannins that gives it volume of mouth and good acidity makes it very balanced.
Tasting Notes: Full-bodied, elegant and very persistent.
Evaluation
Icon classification 3e51d3d9ed15536209cb9d7118873a31deae54c93b16126273d93c69d22efe76 Classification: Gold Medal at the XXI Tasting Contest "PRODEXPO" - Moscow 2019