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Vista Alegre Vintage 2020

Vista Alegre Vintage 2020

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  • Country: Portugal
  • Region: Douro
  • Producer: Vallegre Vinho dos Porto SA
  • Type: Harbor
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Producer: Vallegre Vinho dos Porto SA
Harvest Year: 2018
Grapes: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Amarela, Sousão, Tinta Barroca .
Alcohol Level: 20%
Bottle: 750 ml
Winemaker: Rui Cunha

Description:


Coming from Quinta da Vista Alegre, Cima Corgo, vines over 80 years old, are planted on old terraces with predominant exposure to the South

Winemaking: Grapes are harvested manually into small boxes; Coming from a single harvest, their vinification is carried out according to the traditional Port Wine method. After partial stemming, the grapes are crushed in stone presses using foot treading. The fermentation of the must takes place under controlled temperature and is interrupted by the addition of brandy. This wine, as it is produced, has great aging potential.

Stage: Aging in large wooden vats, can be bottled between the 2nd and 3rd year. As long as it is stored in ideal conditions, it has the potential to age in the bottle for over 30 years.

Consumption: It can be consumed now if you appreciate the power of the fruit, but with enormous potential for aging in the bottle. It goes very well with strong cheeses, such as our Queijos da Serra and Azeitão, Stilton, Roquefort, Danish Blue. Also, after the meal, with sweets and chocolates as well as cigars. Unfiltered wine. Once opened, it must be consumed on the same day, like any great aging wine. After decanting, the wine will open and reach its peak and then gradually lose its freshness, significantly altering the tasting notes. It should be consumed between 14º C and 16º C.

Prizes:

Vintage 2018: “INTERNATIONAL WINE & SPIRIT COMPETITION” Bronze Medal (2021/United Kingdom)
Vintage 2018: “FRANKFURT INTERNATIONAL WINE TROPHY” Gold Medal (2021/Germany)

Vintage 2017: “INTERNATIONAL WINE & SPIRIT COMPETITION” Bronze Medal (2020/United Kingdom)
Vintage 2017: “CONCOURS MONDIAL DE BRUXELLES” Silver Medal (September 2020/Belgium)

Vintage 2016: “INTERNATIONAL WINE & SPIRIT COMPETITION” Silver Medal (2019/United Kingdom)

Vintage 2005: “AWC VIENNA 2015” Gold Medal (October 2015/Austria)

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