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 | FLORAL D'EVORA | RED | 2017 | DOC ALENTEJO
The Cartuxa Winery, located on the Quinta de Valbom estate is closely connected to the Jesuits. Founded by Ignacius of Loyola – later Saint Ignacius – in 1540, the Order of Jesuits was devoted to missionary and educational work.
Alicante Bouchet, Trincadeira, Aragonez
Garnet coloured wine.
Fresh, intense and rich aroma, with notes of wild fruits, figs, some rockrose.
Fermented in stainless steel vats at control temp. Then 12 months in barrel + 4 months in bottle
In the mouth it has very good volume, smooth tannins and plenty of ripe fruit. The acidity is present in a balanced way, providing great intensity in a persistent full finish, with notes of cut herb and wild berries.
It is a wine that goes well with Italian cuisine, as well as grilled meats or soft cheeses, you can also pair with sweet spicy Asian dishes.
Alcohol: 15% Vol