Wine Quinta da Alorna, "Portal da Aguia" Reserva, Vinho Regional Tejo
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Reviews of purchase Quinta da Alorna, "Portal da Aguia" Reserva, Vinho Regional Tejo
The wine is purple.
The taste of the wine is balanced, rounded, with floral notes and hints of ripe berries. The finish is intense and very persistent.
The intense aroma of wine and violet tones of ripe black currant combined with hints of spice and oak.
Wine is especially recommended to serve with game, dishes of goat meat and mutton or any grilled meat.
"Portal da Aguia" Reserva - rich red dry regional wine with an intense aroma and a very strong taste. wine blend is a combination of the two grape varieties - Touriga Nacional autochthonous and international Syrah. Each of them brings a blend of unique characteristics that complement each other perfectly. This is particularly felt in the flavor of the wine. Grapes grown in the Tagus (until 2009 - Ribatejo), a short drive from Lisbon. Viticulture in the Tagus has deep roots, the Tagus is one of the oldest wine-growing regions of the country.
Ripeness of grapes coming for the manufacture of "Portal da Agia" Reserva, is strictly controlled by the winemakers. Each variety is vinified separately. After a 2-day maceration used to extract the best flavor, fermentation is performed at a controlled temperature of 23 ° C. Then carried out malolactic fermentation and aging of wine in French oak barrels for 12 months. The final blend is made just before bottling.
Wine "Portal da Agia" Reserva received the status of "Commended" at the international competition "Decanter World Wine Awards" in 2014.
Quinta da Alorna was founded in 1723 Pedro De Almeida family in Portugal, after the conquest of the Indian fort Alorna. At the beginning of the XX century the estate was sold and today it belongs to the descendants of Dr. Manuel Karok, which bought the company in 1915. The estate occupies a huge area - 2800 hectares in the center of Portugal, near the Tagus River, the largest vineyard is located in the region of the Tagus - 250 hectares. The estate has a variety of agricultural areas: from horse breeding to olive oil, grains, fruits and wine. Currently, the Quinta da Alorna comprises three companies run by 4th and 5th generation family Lopo de Carvalho: 1. Agricultural Society Alorna SA, formed at the beginning of the XX century and is responsible for the agricultural and forestry activities. 2. Quinta da Alorna Wines Ltd. He is responsible for the Group's main activity, namely the production and marketing of wine. 3. Alornatur Ltd. It operates two liquor stores, one in Lisbon and the other in Almeyrime, as well as the company Palacio da Quinta, which is used in advertising or private purposes. Wines from Quinta da Alorna produce only the best grapes and using the latest technologies.