2015 Mouchão Ponte Tinto

Alentejo Portugal

Medium-Bodied

£29.00 now, and £29.00 on the 15th of each month

A mature, hand crafted red from a top quality Alentejo producer

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Intense, balanced and rich

Grape Variety

Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Syrah

Sweetness

Dry

Alcohol

14%

Winemaking

Classic

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Flavour Characteristics

Black Plum Black Plum

Blackcurrant Blackcurrant

Cloves Cloves

Mint Mint

Smoke Smoke

Sweet spices Sweet spices

Violet Violet

Wild Flowers Wild Flowers

Herdade do Mouchão is a long standing family run winery in the heart of the famous Portuguese wine region of Alentejo.  Here cellar and vineyard workers have been working for generations. The wine making process is, as it always has been, unhurried. The grape varieties are local, picked by hand and foot-trodden. In the ever-changing world of winemaking, Herdade do Mouchão, remains very traditional.

Mouchão Ponte Tinto is a blend of the Estate’s very best Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca and Syrah grapes, handpicked and foot trodden in traditional stone lagares – the same winemaking methods used at the adega for over a century.

Intense garnet colour and aromas of black fruit, plum jam, mint, spices and typical floral notes of violets and white flowers from the Touriga Nacional. Very balanced and rich, it reveals good structure with surprising freshness.

How to serve it

Room

Pairs well with

Perfect with stews and soups.  Wonderful with suckling pig, chicken, partridge and rabbit.

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