Herdade do Rocim Alentejo Mariana 201875cl
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Description of Herdade do Rocim Alentejo Mariana 2018
Herdade do Rocim Alentejo Mariana 2018 (Aragonêz, Alicante Bouschet, Touriga Nacional and Trincadeira)
- View: purple red.
- Nose: lush aromas of red berries complemented with subtle spicy notes.
- Mouth: silky and enveloping tannins, notes of fruit and a long, delicious finish.
VINEYARD: The vineyards are located in the exclusive terroir of Vidigueira, where the escarpment catches cold, humid Atlantic winds, creating cold air and fog. These soft and moist influences down at night, daytime temperature differences creating extending the ripening period. Warm days concentrate the flavors in the grapes, while the balance of the natural acidity is maintained during the cool nights. The floors are granite and schist origin. The water level in the soil is rich and shallow, feeding the vines during the hot summers.
GRAPES: Touriga Nacional, Aragonez, Alicante Bouschet and Trincadeira.
AGEING: aged for three months in French oak barrels from 300 to 500 liters.
PREPARATION: all grapes are manually harvested in boxes 12lg to avoid damaging the fruit and grapes are carefully selected on the table calsificación, minimal intervention, completely de-stemmed grapes, lightly crushed and cold macerated to extract aroma and flavor. Fermentation carried out in small stainless steel tanks at 24 ° C with native yeasts.
PAIRING: beef, cured cheese.
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The Herdade do Rocim is mainly the result of a desire and a dream. "God wants, Man dreams, the Work is born" is the poetic expression of Fernando Pessoa that can best help to understand the circumstances in which the idea and the constructed work came about. This is the path we wish to pursue. In the fragility of our human condition, we dare to think that, in fact, in order to reach the reality that is today the Estate of the Rocim, some God inspired us and some dream moved us.More about the Winery