HERDADE DO PORTOCARRO

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HERDADE DO PORTOCARRO 2012 – Red wine
Domaine Herdade do Portocarro
Grower José da Mota Capitão
Region Peninsula de Setubal
Location São Romão do Sado

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A PASSION FOR DISTINCTION
Herdade do Portocarro is one of the most singular wine between the Setubal Peninsula and the Alentejo region,
wine in a territory where no other wine projects have Mota Capitão, influenced and inspired by biodynamic viticulture
as well as experimenting with the classic Portuguese varieties and character . Nominated in 2015 and awarded in 2016
widely read Portuguese wine magazine “Wine – Essencia rated among the top wine producers in Portugal.

HERDADE DO PORTOCARRO 2012 – Red wine
Domaine Herdade do Portocarro
Grower José da Mota Capitão
Region Peninsula de Setubal
Location São Romão do Sado
Soil Light clay with high level of calcium Special features Single vineyard surrounded by
South on a hilltop facing South river valley. Days are hot, nights is around 7.5.
Production Fermentation in oak vats. 12 month
French oak barrels.
Technical features Alcohol – 13,5 % |Total acidity 4,4 | Ph – 3,82
Tasting notes Intense pomegranate colour with
mixed with wild berries, spices and
in the mouth, it reveals a remarkable
rather prolongued finale, based
A rather prolongued finale.
Nominations/awards Vinum – Top 100 World 18,5/20
Decanter – 18/20 pts, 11/2012
Silver Medal, Vienna Wine Contest
Gold Medal, Vienna Wine Contest
of Lisbon)
Cabernet Sauvignon
projects in Portugal. Close to the Atlantic, and halfway
this 142 ha property, with a 18 ha vineyard, produces
been attempted. Its owner and winemaker, José da
viticulture, is trying to recover extinct indigenous grapes
varieties, producing wines with a unique, innovative touch
“Portuguese Wine Producer of the Year” by the most
do Vinho”, Herdade do Porto carro winery is always and silica trees. Plantation North-South, 60 m above the Sado
are cool. The soil’s Ph ageing period in – 4,9 | Residual sugar – a ripe plums aroma
wood toast. Sensual balance and a on fine, elegant tannins.
pts, 10/2016 2014 2015

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