Esporão Monte Velho Tinto, Alentejo, Portugal, 2018

A soft and smooth red wine from Portugal.

The Herdade do Esporão estate was established in 1267 and the property has been owned by the Roquette family since 1973. Their first wine was bottled in 1985. The winery are keen to preserve tradition whilst seeking to combine this with innovation. Production is overseen by the well respected and highly experienced winemaker David Baverstock. His philosophy is to create authentic and exciting wines, taking full advantage of Portuguese heritage.

Tasting Notes:

Intense spicy aroma of mature red berry & wild blue berry fruits with complex subtle spicy notes. Full bodied with good depth of flavours & fine tannins, a wine for all occasions highlighting the best aromas of the Alentejo grapes.

Serving Suggestion:

Great with full flavoured dishes, Italian foods such as pizza and pasta & a variety of cheeses.

 

Grape Variety: 40% Aragonez, 35% Trincadeira, 20% Touriga Nacional, 5% Syrah

Country: Alentejo

Region: Portugal

Size: 75cl

ABV: 13%

Closure: Cork

Suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans