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Portas da Candeeira Red Wine

2015

History

Portas da Candeeira  - name that was inspiration to typical Alentejo doors, solid wood painted red on the outside and white on the inside. How are the first wines terroir under the seal of the Candeeira Estate to emerge on the market, its range of input, this "Door" also symbolizes this entry in the world of wines. Located in the parish of the round, the homestead of the Candeeira is made up of vineyards, olive groves and mounted. The proximity of the Serra d'Ossa confers thermal amplitudes very important region for the differentiation of wines here are born, for its freshness. The extensive fields, vineyards, olive groves and the white houses in the villages, make this unique place.

WineMaker

Parras Partners team with António Ventura counseling.

WineMaking

Carefully selected, grapes were harvested manually from the best plots at Herdade da Candeeira. The fermentation occurred in small vats at 25ºC and lasted for 8 days. The clear wine was racked then transferred into a combination of French barrels during 6 months. 

Tasting Note

Jam aromas, typical of warm climates, complexed by the ageing for 6 months in French oak. Showing greta structure in the mouth, due to its excellent deep and balanced tannins.

Food Suggestions

Our Portas da Candeeita is a perfect match for lamb roasts in prosciutto, ovenbaked tuna risotto or soft cheese polenta with garlic mushrooms.

Region: Alentejo Classification: Regional Type: Red Capacity: 750 ml Alcool: 13,5% Grapes: Alicante Bouschet, Aragonez, & Trincadeira Download the Technical Sheet