Herdade da Candeeira elaborates this Montaria Reserva , a red wine from the region of Alentejo made of trincadeira, syrah and aragonêz grapes. The Montaria Reserva is the ideal red to combine with duck and mushrooms.
“TASTING NOTES OF Montaria Reserva 2016:View: Deep, dark ruby colourNose: Wood berry aromas with layers of black chocolate and eucalyptusMouth: full body, well balanced, good acidity and structured tannins. Long and complex finish.APPELLATION: AlentejoVINEYARD: MontariaGRAPES: Aragonêz, Syrah, Trincadeira,AGEING: 7 months in French and American barrelsPREPARATION: grapes were harvested manually from the best plots at Herdade da Candeeira. The fermentation occurred in small vats at 25ºC and lasted for 8 daysPAIRING: lamb roasts in prosciutto, oven-baked tuna risotto or soft cheese polenta with garlic mushrooms.TEMPERATURE: 16-18ºCALCOHOL: 14%”
“Red with violet reflections. It smells like sweets. The 2013 tastes a little bit oily in the mouth.
We paired it with meat. I would not have drunk it with meat, it was not proper.
The has become my best friend.”