Bacalhoa | Red | Cabernet Sauvignon | 2016 | Setubal - Vivino Rating 4.2
Intro: Bacalhoa is the name of the palace where the vines for this wine is grown. When we tried this wine, we immediately knew it was coming with us, it has been described as rivaling a more expensive left bank Bordeaux by our wine community in Singapore.
Region: Peninsula de Setubal
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon (90%), Merlot (10%)
Aging: 12 months in French Allier Oak Barrels
Tasting Notes: This wine has a deep ruby colour which is semi opaque. Maintaining its classical style, Quinta da Bacalhoa 2016 presents red fruit aromas, combined with wood and spice nuances. In the mouth sensations of red fruits are highlighted and combined with soft tannins. It has a fresh, slightly mineral, elegant and very complex finish.
ABV: 14.5% Decant:1hr Serving Temp:16-18 °C Pairing: Red meats, Cheese, Spicy dishes, Game, Poultry