Wine Quinta da Alorna, "Portal da Aguia" Tinto, Tejo DOC
Reviews of purchase Quinta da Alorna, "Portal da Aguia" Tinto, Tejo DOC
The wine is a beautiful ruby color.
The taste of wine is full bodied, round, smooth tannins and a pleasant aftertaste.
Clean, strong flavor of wine is filled with notes of ripe fruit and oak.
The wine should be served with white meat dishes, sausages and cheeses.
"Portal da Aguia" Tinto - red dry wine of protected appellation of origin (Tejo DOC). wine blend is a combination of indigenous and international grape varieties: Tinta Roriz, Kaštelan, Syrah and Alicante Bouchet. 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. The harvest for the production of "Portal da Agia" going to the extent of full maturity. Vinification includes a fermentation at a controlled temperature of 23 ºC and malolactic fermentation. Wine Aged in American oak barrels lasts 4 months.
Red wine "Portal da Agia" was awarded the silver medal in the contest "Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, 2014" and "Vinalies, 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.