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Alfrocheiro, Terra D'Alter

Alfrocheiro, Terra D'Alter

Ref: A081217

100% Alfrocheiro, Boavista Vineyard

Afrocheiro is a unique Portuguese grape variety with quite small bunches and berries reminiscent of Pinot Noir. This delicious example shows ripe notes of dark cherry and spice on the nose; on the palate, bright cherry and red stone fruits with great acidity, silky, rich tannins and a long, spicy finish. The Terra d'Alter estate is situated in Portugal's most southern wine region, where dynamic Aussie winemaker, Peter Bright has been making wine since 1982. 2016 14% Abv

Low yielding vineyard, handpicked fruit. Crushing followed by 2 day cold maceration in small stainless steel tanks with 20% whole bunches, fermentation at 20ºC to 29ºC. Post-fermentation maceration for 3 days then drained/pressed straight to new/1 use oak barrels followed by m/l fermentation and 8 months maturation.

 Contains Sulphites

Region Portugal - Table Wines

Grape Alfrocheiro

Producer Boavista Vineyard

Vintage 2017

Eco Warrior  0

Colour Red

Dryness Dry

Body Medium Bodied

Food Bacon/Pork Chops/Beef/Aged Cheese

Drink Drink or keep

Price: 11.20


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