Alentejo Region IGP - Herdade da Ajuda, Hight Alentejo
Alentejo Region IGP
Herdade da Ajuda Premium 2009 was 100% made from Alicante Bouschet grape variety.
The grapes to Premium were collected through a careful selection, taking into account qualitative parameters such as weather, aromas and phenolic compounds (tannins and color), holding unique characteristics. The harvest took place during the night and in the 3rd week of September. Fermentation took place in rotating machine at a temperature of 24 º C for 7 days after destemmed grapes. Premium aged in French oak Allier (60%) and American (40%) barrels for 9 months. Launched for sale after 18 months of aging in bottle.
This wine is well integrated with the barrel. Full and bulk, good texture, silky and acidity well integrated
Herdade da Ajuda Premium is recommended for special occasions of consumption, as well as to elaborate dishes of meat, game, poultry and soft cheeses. Should be consumed at a temperature of 16 º C
António Ventura / Alberto Capitão