Pera-Manca is the brand that the Eugenio de Almeida Reserves for the exceptional wines first produced in 1990. Production of Pera-Manca is only released if its passes a high grade of grapes, meaning there are gap years.
Cartuxa Pera-Manca 2017 - DOC ALENTEJO
Pera-Manca is a blend of Arinto and Antao Vaz, planted in the Eugenio de Almeida vineyards. When the grapes reach the right point of maturation they are carefully picked, de-stalked and gently crushed. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel vats and in french oak barrels, at controlled temperature of 16°C. Then the wine matures on the lees for further 12 months with battonage and another 6 months in bottle, prior to release.
Served Temperature: 10°C to 12°C
Total Alcohol: 13%
Wine Maker Team: Pedro Baptista
Assistant: Duarte Lopes
Portugal Region: DOC Alentejo