Being a tribute to the river Alva, which gives its name to the sub-region where the vineyard with more than 80 years is located, the Alva Magna Red wine comes from a blend of native grapes from the region of Dão, with fermentation in granite winepressers and a rest in French oak barrels, which result in an elegant aroma wine, harmonizing fruit and wood notes, with mature black cherry, light chocolate. A soft and polished red wine, with a nice mouth volume and a great persistence, a well integrated present wood, and a very polished tannin, giving a light and dry texture. A balanced wine, in harmony and persistence.
|Cellar||2015 Alva Magna Reserve Red
|Volume||Alcohol by Volume: 13%
Bottle Size: 75 cl
|Harmonizations||Ideal to go along with traditional meat dishes like roasted lamb in the oven or traditional desserts
Should be consumed at 16ºC
|Wine's Awards||Gold Medal - Challenge La Selezione del Sindaco in Italy 2018
Gold Medal - Vinduero-Vindouro Awards 2018
Best of the Year Award 2017 List - Revista de Vinhos Magazine
Silver Tambuladeira - 4th Crédito Agrícola Wine Contest 2017
17 Points in Revista de Vinhos Magazine (Sep/17)
16,5 Points in Vinhos - Grandes Escolhas Magazine (Sep/17)
17 Points in Paixão Pelo Vinho Magazine (Dec/17)
A story where secrets transform into wines full of strength and expression, getting the memories in the details of their aromas... the best of the terroir is present in these wines.
Counting already with three generations of history, Quinta do Vale do Cesto, in Oliveira do Hospital, was found in 1987 but its lands have old vineyards, which transform their wine in a memorable and high quality product.
In 2015 with about 8 hectares of vineyard, assumed a new project of renewal showing the world the best of Dão region.
In 2016, presents its first wines: Muros Vadios White, Red and Rose, Selected Harvest of 2015, and Serra D’Alva Red (2015).
In 2017, presents Alva Magna Red and White (large reserves of 2015).
The 2016 harvests were awarded by the Regional Wine Commission with four medals, two gold for Reds and two silver for whites.
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