Tapada Do Chaves Reserva | Red | 2014 | Doc Alentejo - Vivino Rating 4.4
Tapada do Chaves is a historic producer of very small quantities, destined to an elite of consumers of rare fine wines. With 60 hectares of land and 32 hectares of vineyard, Tapada do Chaves produces different wines that have, however, one thing in common” they all result from the most privileged Portuguese terroirs.
Region: Alentejo, Portalegre (D.O.C)
Winery: Tapada do Chaves Vineyards: Malhadas, Moutas & Old Vineyard (1901)
Grapes: Aragonez, Trincadeira & Alicante Bouschet
Aging: 12 months in Portuguese & French Oak barrels plus 24 months in bottle prior to release
Tasting Notes: Deep garnet in colour, with an intense and full aroma, dominated by forest fruit and black fruit, with light smoky hints. Well-structured on the palate, with strong tannins, full-bodied and firm acidity. Its intense fruitiness appears alongside spicy and smooth balsamic sensations. Extremely complex, fruity and very elegant persistent finish.
ABV: 15% Serving Temp: 18°C Decant: 1-2hrs Pairing: Pork belly, Steak, Roast Lamb, Brazilian BBQ