SensiWines of Portugal represents several small vineyards and farms that distribute amazing traditional wines. Recent studies have shown that the biodiversity inherent to traditional vineyards actually produces healthier fruit with less use of pesticides and fertilizers than modern vineyards.
CHRYSANTHEMUM ALENTEJANO – (SensiWines – Quintas De Melgaco – Vinho Regional Lisboa, Portugal)
Available Vintages: 2010
BLEND / COLOR:Trincadeira, Aragonez, Alicante Bouschet and Cabernet Sauvignon / Dark Red
PALATE/BOUQUET: Notes of plum, wild fruit and spices. Soft, with a notorious, elegant structure and a persistent finish. Goes well with roast beef and mustard sauce or stewed wild boar.
pH not available
Res. Sugar not available
13.0% Alcohol by Vol.
REGION NOTES: Grape varieties are separately vinified. Trincadeira, Alicante Bouschet and Cabernet Sauvignon are fermented in steel lagares, with mechanical trading, at a controlled temperature of 25ºC. Aragonez is fermented in horizontal deposits (vinimatics).