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Technical Sheet

Wine: Herdade da Ajuda Premium | Red

Harvest: 2009

Region: Alentejo

Enologist: António Ventura

Grapes Varieties:

Alicante Bouschet (100%)

 

Vinification:

The grapes to Premium were collected through a careful selection, considering qualitative parameters such as weather, aromas and phenolic compounds (tannins and color), holding unique characteristics. The harvest took place during the night and in the 3rd week of September.
Fermentation took place in rotating machine at a temperature of 24º C for 7 days after destemmed grapes. Premium aged in French oak Allier (60%) and American (40%) barrels for 9 months. Launched for sale after 18 months of aging in bottle.

 

Tasting Notes:

This wine is well integrated with the barrel. Full and bulk, good texture, silky and acidity well integrated.

 

Consumption Suggestion:

Herdade da Ajuda Premium is recommended for special occasions of consumption, as well as to elaborate dishes of meat, game, poultry and soft cheeses.
Should be consumed at a temperature of 16º C.

 

Analytical Notes:

Alcohol: 14 %
Total acidity: 5,3 g/l
pH: 3,65
Total sugar: 3 g/l

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