Fita Preta Vinhos
Full Bodied Wine
27% Alicante Bouschet, 25% Aragonez, 14% Castelão, 14% Trincadeira, 12% Alfrocheiro, 8% Others (Baga, Tinta Carvalha, Touriga Nacional).
Dark violet color with concentrated aroma of red fruits; subtle notes of menthol with ripe fruit and round tannins. The finish is intense and persistent.
24.000 bottles of 0,75L.
60% Yellow Schist, 40% Granite.
Continental Mediterranean, hot and dry days, with very cold nights.
The grapes are gently crushed and moved by gravity into stainless steel tanks whose temperature is regulated for fermentation to 27ºC with two pumping over's per day. Fermentation is spontaneous. "Cuvaison of 21 days.
Serve with venison or spiced red meat.
Keep at 12 - 14ºC and serve at 16ºC to be drunk at 18ºC.
18 months in French oak barrels.