ALUADO Alicante Bouschet 2014
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ALUADO Alicante Bouschet 2014

Harvest

2014

Color

Red

Country

Portugal

Region

Lisboa

Terroir

Quinta de Porto Franco

Vinification Method

Classic fermentation method with destemming and pre fermentative skin contact followed of the application of dry yeasts. and . Fermentation up to 30º C in the first 2/3, and lowering down to 20º C during the last 1/3. During the whole fermentative process, pumping over 2 times per day, using each time half of the volume contained in the vat. After the alcoholic fermentation, the cap is plunged for 30 days, and during that period, extraction of the gentle tannins is conducted, along with the malolactic fermentation and the natural stabilization of the wine.

Ageing

After bottling ages at least 3 months in bottle.

Tasting Notes

Dark almost bright black colour, this is a dense and firm wine. It has rich plum and berry flavors that are dark as well as juicy. Powerful, deep full body and structured, but smooth and velvety. Tasty, delicious, elegant, with long and intense finnish and refreshing acidity.

How to Serve

A pleasure as aperitif, with tapas and snacks, or as accompany of red meat, risotto, paella, pasta, pizza, vegetarian, curry and other spicy food and dry cheese dishes. We recommend to serve at the temperature of 16-18ºC. We recommend also with oily fishes, grilled sardines and salmon at the temperature of 14-16ºC.

Gross weight

17.0 kg (12x75cl)

Pallet configuration

70 cartons (12x75cl) - 14 cartons/ layer x 5 layers

Case dimensions

33.1x24.9x30.6

Harvest

2014

ABV at 20ºC%

13

Volume at 20ºC g/cm3

0.9983

Total dry matter g/dm3

45.2

Volatile acidity (in acetic acid) g/l

0.52

Total acidity g/l

6.45

Fixed acidity g/l

5.80

pH

3.57

SO2 (free) & (total) mg/l

45/74