Herdade de São Miguel Colheitas Selecionadas red Wine region of Alentejo.
Originates from the strains of Alicante Bouschet, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Touriga Nacional.
Mechanical Harvested during the night. Total Destemming. Maceration before fermentation during 48h. Fermentation with controlled temperature (22ºC-28ºC) in stainless steel vats. Maceration after fermentation between 5 and 10 days. Malolatic Fermentation in stainless still vats with french oak staves
50% in 400 L french oak barrels during 6 months
Deep ruby hue with violet hints
Very ripe red and black fruits (mulberry, raspberry and plum), integrated with spicy and balmy notes, such as pepper, mint and coconut
Well-balanced, round, rich taste of fruits and spices, nice structure of smooth tanins
Mediterranean food in general, pasta, lamb, poultry and soft cheeses