Grapes: Alicante Bouschet, Aragonez (Tempranillo), Trincadeira.
Region: Portugal> Alentejano
Notes: Stainless steel tank (no oak).
Ruby red with violet tints, aromas of fresh red berries, spices and white flowers. Juicy with berries on the palate, well balanced with fine acidity and very smooth tannins. Alexandre Relvas winery produce this easy drinking wine in the Alentejo region of central Portugal, southeast of the capital Lisbon, where they also grow old cork trees, and breed and conserve local domestic animal species like Miranda donkey and Garrano horse. Merino sheep have an important role on their effort to reduce the use of pesticides. During the growing season the sheep passes on the vineyards grazing and controlling the weeds.
Food Pairing: Versatile. Pasta, red meats, poultry, charcuterie, hard cheese.