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Herdade do Rocim Rocim Fresh from Amphora Nat Cool Alentejo 2021

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Herdade do Rocim Rocim Fresh from Amphora Nat Cool Alentejo 2021

  • Grapes Moreto 40%, Tinta Grossa 30%, Trincadeira 30%
  • Country Portugal
  • Region: Alentejo
  • Abv 11.5 %
  • Body Value: B (A is light, E is full-bodied)
    Residual Sugar: 0.8
    Contains Sulphites: Yes
    Vegetarian/Vegan: Yes/Yes
    Milk/Eggs: No/No
    Organic: No
    Biodynamic: No
  • Case size 6 / 100cl
  • Winemaker Pedro Ribeiro & Catarina Vieira
  • Closure Natural Cork
  • Light ruby in colour, perfumed notes of fresh red fruits are complemented by earthy and savoury notes through to a light and harmonious palate. 

Naturally vinified without any additions or must corrections. The fruit was carefully selected in order to vinify only the highest quality berries. Fermentation took place with indigenous yeasts in traditional clay amphora pots known as 'Talha'. The process took place without any intervention, including temperature control. The wine was aged for three months with skin contact which imparted complex aromas and flavours, resulting in this distinctive wine. This wine may create a natural deposit.

Perfumed aromas of fresh red fruits are complemented by delicious savoury notes and a touch of black pepper, through to a delicate and harmoniously balanced palate. 

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Bottles Per Case6
Bottle Size100
2 cases 10% offNo

Herdade do Rocim is associated with the Sustainable Program of the Alentejo Viticulture. This wine is made from organically grown grapes; 70% of the vineyard is certified and the remaining 30% is in conversion. The estate is situated on the Vidigueira fault, a 30 mile long east-west facing escarpment which rises to 420 metres. The fault significantly influences the climate, trapping the cool, humid Atlantic winds, so despite its southern location it is one of the most temperate sub regions in the Alentejo. These cooling and humid influences descend at night, creating diurnal temperature differences of 15°C which extend the ripening period; with the warm days concentrating the flavours in the grapes, while balancing natural acidity is retained during the cool nights. The soils are of granitic and schistous origin. The grapes for this wine come from very old vineyards, made up of ancient, native varieties. The fruit was manually harvested at optimal maturity.

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