These wines are based on the tradicional nature of wine making in the Evora region. Records show that Foral (Royal Decree) wasbestowed on the city by King Manuel 1st in 1501. The Cartuxa winery has combined acient practices with today's know how to create this unique wine: evocative of wines made in Evora for time immemorial. I was first produced in 2000.
Cartuxa Foral D'Evora Red 2017 - DOC ALENTEJO
Foral red is a blend of Alicante Bouschet, aragonez and Trincadeira, planted in the Eugenio de Almeida vinyeards. When the grapes reach optimum maturation they are curefully picked and brought to the winery where they are fermented in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature. The wine is further macerated before maturing for twelve months in barrel and ageing for four months in bottle prior to release.
Served Temperature: 16°C to 18°C
Total Alcohol: 15%
Wine Maker Team: Pedro Baptista
Assistant: Duarte Lopes
Portugal Region: DOC Alentejo