Azamor Petit Verdot 2015

22,90 €

With a wonderfully vibrant colour, our Petit Verdot is an elegant red wine with a beautifully delicate fruit aroma, soft fresh fruit flavours and a classic french oak barrel lift. The wine has an excellent length and finishes with soft ripe tannins.

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Producer Producer: Azamor
Oenology: Alison Luiz Gomes
Region Alentejo
Grapes Petit Verdot (100%)
Soil Soil: Clayey Xisto/ Shale
Winemaking Petit Verdot is a late maturing grape. Harvested purely on flavour, Azamors 100% Peter Verdot grapes are carefully hand selected and picked before being transported to the winery. Vinified separately in stainless steel tanks of 10 tons for 4 days, starting slowly with a temperature around 21ºC and rising slowly until it reaches 24ºC.
Aging 12 months in new French oak barrels (35%) and 2 years old (65%).
Bottled in August 2019.
Capacity 750 ml
Volume Alcohol by Volume: 14%
Temperature 16ºC - 18ºC
Harmonizations Game dishes, venison, partridge, pheasant, rabbit and steak.
Also try it with chocolate and typical Portuguese egg desserts.

The stunning Azamor property has a “raw” beauty that is rare in nature and awe inspiring. Offering stunning views, Azamor has a total of 260 hectares, 25 hectares are planted with vines, 30 hectares with cork oaks and pines, 140 hectares recently modernized with 50-year-old olive groves, and 62 hectares of Portuguese oak trees home to some Lusitano Horses. 

The vineyards were designed and planted in 2001 and 2002 by Joaquim and Eng. Luís Elias Carvalho, one of the most well-known and respected Portuguese viticulturists. The Azamor vineyard comprises of 25 hectares, is situated around 350 m above sea level, with a north - south orientation. The plant density is an unusual 2.2m by 0.9m, this contributes to an exposed leaf area per hectare at least two times higher than the national average. There are four types of Portuguese grape varieties planted - Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Trincadeira and Alicante Bouschet - and three international varieties - Syrah, Merlot and Petit Verdot.

Dry Sweet
Un-oaked Oak aged
Light Full-bodied
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