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2013 Alandra Alentejo Red

Philosophy: Entry point wine with a fresh and fruity profile, obtained from blending a wide range of wines to guarantee a consistent quality. Harvest Year: Excellent year for red wines in this region. The low winter rainfall contributed to a smaller than average grape harvest with deeply concentrated high quality wines. Viticulture: Soil Type: Granite/schist rock with clay/loam soil. Average age of vines: 10 years. Grapes Varieties: Moreto, Castelão, Trincadeira. Vinification: Destemming, crushing, fermentation temperature control in stainless steel tanks, pneumatic pressing, malolactic fermentation, four months in stainless steel tanks. [+]