Saturday, August 26, 2017

Ciconia, Alentejo

Vinho Regional Alentejano, Portugal

Producer: Casa Agrícola Alexandre Relvas.
Year: 2016
Variety: Touriga Nacional, Syrah, Aragonez
Elaboration: Part of the blend had aged in french oak barrels
Service: 14º-16º C.                                                                                                 Alcohol: 13,5 º C.

Ruby red wine  with violet hins. The nose has a fruity character, an intense aroma of red fruits, harmoniously combined with certain touches of pastry and lightly smoked.  It is a balanced wine, silky to the palate with a final taste where the toasted barrel predominates in front of the fruit. Smooth tanins, nice acidity, very juicy and fruity.

Food pairing:  A wine that cover a wide range of food, from pasta, poultry,  to softh cheeses,  and also suitable for blue fish. Good value for Price. 7 €


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