Cartuxa reflects the tradition and famed quality of first people to make wine at Cartuxa: Carthusian monks who in 1598 established the Santa Maria Scala Coeli Monastery. With the aim of bringing back to life traditional wine making in the Alentejo, we produced this organic Cartuxa Red from Clay Pot. Using Alicante Bouschet red variety, the entire process is completed in these accient clay pots.
CARTUXA ANFORA CLAY POT RED LTD EDITION 2017 - DOC ALENTEJO
Estate produced and bottled from handpicked Alicante Bouschet red vaiety showing perfect sanitation and maturation condition after a slow fermentation in the old clay pots, the wine rested in full maceration in the pots until mid-November, by which time it was naturally filtered and submitted to a few months of ageing int he pots. The combination of fermantation in clay pots and post fermentation full maceration brings forgotten sensation of unique aromas and flavours.
Served Temperature: 16°C to 18°C
Total Alcohol: 14.5%
Wine Maker Team: Pedro Baptista
Assistant: Duarte Lopes
Portugal Region: DOC Alentejo