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Portugal
Terras d'Alter
Portalegre district of the Alto Alentejo region, in southern Portugal
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Alfrocheiro Terra d'Alter       Alicante Bouschet Terra d'Alter       Aragonęs Terra d'Alter

Alfrocheiro Terra d'Alter 2013
$19.95 plus HST and 20-cent deposit

Origin: Boavista Vineyard, Portalegre district, Alto Alentejo.

Grape Variety: 100% Alfocheiro.

Ageing: 8 months in new/1 use oak barrels.

Alcohol: 14.7%.

Tasting Notes: Colour: Intense red centre. Aroma: Ripe notes of dark cherry and spice. Palate: Cherry and red stone fruits, great acidity and structure. Silky and rich tannins. Very long finish with spicy fruit flavours coming through. Winery's info sheet (PDF)

Food Pairing: Wonderful with grilled meats like steak or pork chops or lamb ribs, roasted red meat dishes, strong cheeses.

Serving Temperature: 15° to 18°C or slightly cooler than room temperature.

Availability: Please inquire.


Alicante Bouschet Terra d'Alter 2013
$19.95 plus HST and 20-cent deposit

Origin: Antes and Boa Vista vineyards, Portalegre district, Alto Alentejo.

Grape Variety:100% Alicante Bouschet.

Ageing: 14 months in oak barrels.

Alcohol: 15.0%.

Tasting Notes: Colour: Purple-red very dense and dark. Aroma: Intense notes of dark fruit and spice with a floral nuance. Palate: Plums and prune notes, great acidity and structure. Silky and rich tannins. Very long and rich finish with notes of chocolate and vanilla. Winery's info sheet (PDF)

Food Pairing: Pair with Portuguese barbecue. Also roast beef, grilled red meats, pasta with tomato-based sauce, sausages, red meat-based tagines, and cheeses. Try with fajitas made with portobello mushrooms and strips of sweet peppers and onions. Recommended for dark chocolate.

Serving Temperature: 16° to 18°C.

Availability: Please inquire.


Aragonęs Terra d'Alter 2013
$19.95 plus HST and 20-cent deposit

Origin: Boavista Vineyard, Portalegre district, Alto Alentejo.

Grape Varieties: 97% Aragonęs; 3% Viognier.

Ageing: 10 months in American oak.

Alcohol: 14.5%.

Tasting Notes: Colour: Intense dark red centre. Aroma: Red fruit and spicy vanilla. Palate: Rich tarry and wild strawberry flavours. Smooth and rich tannins. Long spicy savoury finish. Winery's info sheet (PDF)

Food Pairing: Grilled or roasted red meats such as lamb, beef or pork, sausages, hamburgers, pastas with red sauces, spicy dishes; also great with soft cheeses.

Serving Temperature: 16° to 18°C.

Availability: Please inquire.








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