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.

CARTUXA | RED | 2016 | DOC ALENTEJO

SKU: CAR/RED/16/CAR
S$69.50Price
  • 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.

     

    Grape:

    Alicante Bouchet, Trincadeira, Aragonez

     

    Vintage:

    2016

     

    Appellation:

    DOC Alentejo

     

    Country:

    Portugal

     

    Colour:

    Strong garnet colour.

     

    Aroma:

    Intense, fresh and complex aroma, still young. Aromas of forest fruits, rockrose flower, truffle, earthy nuances and very elegant toasted and smoked flavors stand out.

     

    Aging:

    Fermented in stainless steel vats at controlled temp, maturation in French and for 12 months

     

    Tasting Notes:

    In the tasting the freshness is dominant, with a balanced and complex structure, integrated in mature tannins and a very firm acidity. The finish is rich and persistent, based on the elegance and complexity of the fruit.

     

    Food Pairing:

    Pairs perfectly with grilled meats, Pizza, Cold Cuts, Spicy sweet Chinese dishes and soft cheeses.

     

    Technical:

    Alcohol: 14% Vol

 
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