Marquês de Borba Vinhas Velhas Red

2017
Tasting notes
Marquês de Borba Vinhas Velhas 2017 2
Marquês de Borba Vinhas Velhas Red 2017 1
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Tasting notes

Excellent aromatic concentration. Intensely fruity, aroma of berries, cassis and preserves. Smooth tannins. Good balance between fruit, acidity and tannin.

Attributes
Grape Varieties Alicante Bouschet
Aragonez
Castelão
Syrah
Type of Soil

Limestone and schist

Harvest

By hand to small cases of 15 Kg.

Winemaking

The bunches are de-stemmed and pass by a sorting table for an optimum selection of the berries. The grapes are then crushed before going to the marble lagares, where they are foot trodden during 4 to 5 days, passing to stainless steel tanks to finish the alcoholic fermentation. After the wine is pressed, it ages for 12 monthe in oak barrrel.

Ageing

12 months in American and French oak barrels.

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Distinctions and awards
Robert Parker Wine Advocate 91 PTS 0
Robert Parker Wine Advocate 91/100 pts
Revista de Vinhos 17 PTS, Altamente Recomendado
Revista de Vinhos 17/20 pts - Highly Recommended
Revista VINHO Grandes Escolhas 17 pts - Boa Escolha (João Paulo Martins)
Revista VINHO Grandes Escolhas 17/20 pts - Good Choice (João Paulo Martins)
Wine Enthusiast & Spirits - Year's Best 92 pts
Wine Enthusiast & Spirits - Year's Best 92 pts
"Round, lush and full of flavor, this bold Tinto is sensually textured, structured to age and simply delicious."
Mark Squires in Wine Advocate – Issue #244, Aug 2019
Perfect combination Roasted lamb with small potatoes and mint chutney
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