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Cabrita Red Wine 2018 is produced in the south of Portugal, in the Algarve region. This region has a very specific climate, in which it is close to the sea, but also under the influence of the mountains (Espinhaço de Cão, Caldeirão and Monchique mountains). The mountains are very important for farming in Algarve, as they protect it from the North winds. So, the climate is hot, dry, with low thermal amplitudes and an average of 3000 hours of sunshine a year.
This wine was produced in a property with 7ha of vines and a family legacy of over 4 decades.
Typical grape varieties in this region range from Crato Branco, Manteúd, Negramole or even Castelão, which have conquered countless connoisseurs, and been granted several international awards. These grape varieties were joined 15 years ago by Touriga Nacional, Trincadeira and Aragonez.
This wine ferments with indigenous yeast at controlled temperatures, before a 18 day cuvaison phase followed by an 18 month stage in new French oak barrels.
Cabrita Red Wine is presented with a beautiful ruby violet color. On the nose, you can feel the floral notes of Touriga National along with the red fruit of Trincadeira. In the mouth, it is round and fresh.
Grapes/varietes: Trincadeira, Touriga Nacional, Aragonez.
Harmonization: This Rio Bom Douro Grande Reserve 2004 CUVÉE Red Wine is recommended for meat dishes and strong cheeses.
Serving temperature is: Serve at a temperature between 14 and 18ºC
Responsible for oenology: Joana Maçanita
Premiums achieved: This Cabrita White Wine 2018 has been awarded between 2005 and 2015 at Concours Mondial Bruxelles, Gold Medal 2013 - Cabrita Reserve Red 2009 at La Selezione del Sindaco, between 2009 and 2015 at International Wine Chalenge - London, and several other awards in Portugal.
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|Type||Algarve Wines Region|
|Btl. Capac||0.75 Liter|
|Grape varietal||Touriga Nacional|
|Grape varietal 2||Aragonez|
|Grape varietal 3||Trincadeira|
|Service Temperature:||16º - 18ºC|