Artesano by Moreto
DOC – ALENTEJO
Moreto from old vines
Climate: A warm and temperate climate with a lot more rainfall in winter than in summer. Average temperature is 16.5ºC with 569mm of annual rainfall.
Soil: Limestone-clay, mixed with shale-derived Mediterranean brown soils.
Pruning: Non-grafted, free standing and with very low yields.
Age of vines: 80 years.
Manual harvesting into small crates, during the coolest early morning hours. After destemming the grapes are crushed and fermented in stainless steel tanks, under controlled temperatures of 21-24ºC.
Aged in French oak casks during 12 months. After bottling the wine aged for six months in the bottle.
Should be consumed at a temperature of 16ºC.
To accompany grilled or roast meats, game, paté and cured cheese.
Alcohol: 13,5% vol.
Total acidity: 5,0 g/l
Total sugars: 0,5 g/l
Colour: Clean ruby colour;
Aroma: Complex and delicate aroma with predominance of red fruits;
Palate: Intense, with soft but persistent tannins, providing a long, complex and elegant finish.