30% Syrah, 30% Alicante Bouchet, 24% Petit Verdot, Afrocheiro 14% and Touriga Nacional 3%.
Made from selected old vine grapes grown at the higher altitudes of the Alto Alentejo. Small tank fermentation with prolonged maceration resulted in wines from the above varieties being selected for their quality for 22 months barrel aging resulting in a rich and complex wine typical of the this special region of Portugal.
Aroma. Ripe soft red fruit, violets with tarry/spicy notes. Palate Layers of ripe fruit, good acidity and structure. Great volume with integrated oak followed by a soft, prolonged finish. - See more at. http.//www.terrasdealter.com/wine.aspx?tabid=2400&code=en#sthash.hygcu4nE.dpuf
The nose has jasmine tea notes with white pepper held together by a fine sandy structure. On the palate there are bright floral and mineral nuances with a lingeringly spicy, ginger and exotic finish. A hugely and broadly appealing and accessible Gewürz.