Checkmate Syrah Red Wine 2016

Harvest: Dry year with an annual rainfall well below average, but with grapes of high quality and concentration.

Viniculture: Environmentally sustainable farming practices in vineyards older than 25 years, south oriented in calcareous soils with good drainage.

Winemaking: Total destemming without crushing. Fermentation takes place in underground concrete tanks, followed by pre-aging also in these tanks, at low and with no temperature fluctuations before aging in oak barrels for six months.

Better enjoyed: 2016-2030

Btl. Capac 0.75 Liter
Year 2016
Alcoholic content 14%
Grape varietal Syrah
Region Lisboa
Winemaker Francisco Macieira
pH 3.50
Total sugars 0.35
Tasting notes Dark Red with some violet
Palate Robust, showing balanced tannins
Nose Intense berries with some typical cocoa notes


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Checkmate Syrah Red Wine 2016

Checkmate Syrah Red Wine 2016

Philosophy: A SYRAH wine, different from the usual profile, expressing the local terroir. 

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