Alpha Estate Red Blend 2008
Vinification Method: Destemming, no crushing, cold soak – skin contact under controlled conditions, alcoholic fermentation at gradual increased temperatures, maintenance of wine “sur lie” for eight months with regular stirring. Ageing: Twelve months minimum in Allie - Bertrange oak casks medium - light toast. No treatment or filtration before bottling, and twelve months in bottles.
Food Pairings for Alpha Estate Red Blend
Deep ruby color with purple hints. Powerful, pungent aromas of sweet cherry, candied plum and toasty vanillin oak. Full bodied and deep in dark fruit flavors, with a peppery and strong oak spicy accents background. The solid tannins build through the finish but there is plenty of supporting depth of fruit here, not to mention a bright acid lift on the back that adds energy. A ‘’Vin de Garde’’ with a great future.
Dietary Information: Certified Sustainable
40000 bottles produced.
|Sugar: 3.5 grams per liter||Total Acidity: 6.1 grams per liter|
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