Montaria Reserva 2016

Parras Vinhos (Alentejo)

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As you drive across the hillsides of the Alentejo region in the heart of Portugal, you might stumble upon Parras Vinhos' vineyards, home of the Montaria Reserva 2016. There, nestled in the undulating plains of the area, hides old grapevines of Aragonez, Syrah and Trincadeira which are used to elaborate the Parras Vinhos Reserva.

Under the auspicious climatic conditions of the Alentejo, the grapes can grow and develop to their fullest potential to give us a marvellous and full-bodied red wine with a balanced structure which will entice you with its rich and fruity aromas.

Technical sheet · Montaria Reserva

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2016 Other vintages
Appellation:Alentejo (Alentejo,Portugal)
Winery: Parras Vinhos
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Grapes: Trincadeira, Aragonêz, Syrah
Pairing: StartersMeatHam and sausagesCheeseSalamiJamon Iberico
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14%
Consumption Temp.: 16-18ºC
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Description · Parras Vinhos

Montaria Reserva 2016 (Trincadeira, Aragonêz and Syrah)

TASTING NOTES OF Montaria Reserva 2016:

  • View: Deep, dark ruby colour
  • Nose: Wood berry aromas with layers of black chocolate and eucalyptus
  • Mouth: full body, well balanced, good acidity and structured tannins. Long and complex finish.

APPELLATION: Alentejo

VINEYARD: Parras Vinhos

GRAPES: Aragonêz, Syrah, Trincadeira,

AGEING: 7 months in French and American barrels

PREPARATION: grapes were harvested manually from the best plots at Herdade da Candeeira. The fermentation occurred in small vats at 25ºC and lasted for 8 days

PAIRING: lamb roasts in prosciutto, oven-baked tuna risotto or soft cheese polenta with garlic mushrooms.

TEMPERATURE: 16-18ºC

ALCOHOL: 14%

Parras Vinhos

Parras Vinhos de Luís Vieira was born in 2010, currently based in Alcobaça, where the group's bottling unit is also installed. Five years later, with the company consolidated and focused on the international market, it is necessary to reposition the brand and "dress" it in a different and more...

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Anonymous

Posted on at 12.54

4.5/5

Montaria Reserva 2016

Good wine I seam to have discovered Portuguese wines and they are great at a really good price.

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Nigel Mcknight

Posted on at 10.42

5 /5

very enjoyable wine
Christopher Chubb

Posted on at 09.36

4 /5

best of reds lovely with food
Freda Ellis

Posted on at 13.12

5 /5

Smooth and delicious
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Nigel Mcknight
Nigel Mcknight

4/5

Smooth and pleasant wine
Robertjhanbury
Robertjhanbury

4/5

enjoyable
Ross Cherrington
Ross Cherrington

4/5

Needs warming to hit the right flavour