Grape: 60% Touriga Nacional, 40% Aragonez.
Region: Portugal> Alentejo.
Notes: Organic farming, vegan-friendly (unfined/ unfiltered).
Description: Dry aromatic style, with aromas of cotton candy and white peach. Notes of red melon, onion skin, and hydrangea is evident on the palate with a round, juicy mouthfeel.
Herdade do Rocim has become one of the premier wine & olive oil growing estates in all of Portugal. They are currently in the process of organic conversion. The grapes are hand-harvested and sustainably farmed and the vineyard utilizes every energy source with a water recycling facility within the estate. Herdade do Rocim is a forward-thinking facility with the goal to produce top-flight Portuguese wines to compete on the world stage. The label Mariana was inspired by the picturesque love story between the nun Mariana Alcoforado and the French gallant soldier in the 17th Century.
Food Pairings: Prosciutto, cheeses, hors d’oeuvres, salads, grilled veggies, fruit salads, etc.