Terra d’Alter Tinto Reserva Alto Alentejo Portugal 2012

Per bottle £15.99

Quick Facts

  • Brand Terra d'Alter
  • Bottle Size 75cl
  • ABV 15%
  • Vintage 2012
  • Country Portugal
  • Country Region Alentejo
  • Grape Variety Alicante Bouschet.
    Petit Verdot
    Tinta Caiada
  • Closure Cork
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Terra d’Alter Tinto Reserva Alto Alentejo Portugal has soft red spicy fruit aromas with layers of fruit and good acidity on the palate and a soft finish.

Terra d’Alter Tinto Reserva Alto is made from 30% Trincadeira, 30% Tinta Caiada, 20% Petit Verdot, and 20% Alicante Bouschet. It is made from selected old vine grapes grown at the higher altitudes of the Alto Alentejo
and is fermented in small tanks with prolonged maceration & the top wines from these grapes are selected for 22 months barrel aging resulting in a rich and complex wine typical of the this special region of Portugal. There are aromas of ripe soft red fruit, violets with tarry/spicy notes. On the palate there are layers of ripe fruit, good acidity and structure. It is a big wine with integrated oak followed by a soft, prolonged finish.

Terras d’Alter is in the Alto Alentejo region in the south of Portugal, where the history of wine growing dates back to Roman times. The landscape is mainly flat with some hills, which despite being of limited size, have a decisive influence. The area is characterised by distinctly Mediterranean climatic conditions, though some areas have a continental microclimate.
Peter Bright is the oenologist in charge of Terra d’Alter wines. Peter is the original ‘flying winemaker’, a dynamic and enterprising Australian who has lived in Portugal since 1982.

Great with spicy meat dishes, tomato based pasta sauces and full flavoured fish stews.

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