Zambujeiro Cvra/Mo 2008

Winemaker's Notes:

Komplexes, sehr blumiges, ausgeprägt schwarzbeeriges Aroma, unterlegt mit viel Mineralität und Würze. Am Gaumen straff, und präzise mit viel äusserst feinkörnigem Tannin. Wieder dunkle Beeren, Trockenblumen, nasser Stein und Kräuter. Viel Schmelz und Extrakt und ein langes Finale, wie man es sich von seinen Vorgängern bereits gewöhnt ist. Der 2005er Zambujeiro ist ein weiterer Beweis, dass auch im heissen Alentejo sehr raffinierte Weine mit perfekter phenolischer Reife entstehen können!

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Quinta do Zambujeiro:
Purchased by an enthusiastic Swiss wine lover in 1998, Quinta do Zambujeiro is considered among the top Alentejo wineries. Its team of experts includes experienced wine maker Nuno Malta (General Manager) assisted by Luis Lourinho and the reputated Globalwine oenologist Alain Bramaz. Located approximately 170km east of Lisbon in the southeastern Portuguese region of Alentejo. The vineyard spans... Read more
Purchased by an enthusiastic Swiss wine lover in 1998, Quinta do Zambujeiro is considered among the top Alentejo wineries. Its team of experts includes experienced wine maker Nuno Malta (General Manager) assisted by Luis Lourinho and the reputated Globalwine oenologist Alain Bramaz. Located approximately 170km east of Lisbon in the southeastern Portuguese region of Alentejo. The vineyard spans 30 hectares of vines with ages ranging between 3 and 33 years, featuring Trincadeira Aragonez Periquita (Castelão Francês) Alicante Bouschet Touriga Nacional Cabernet Sauvignon. The soil is of schist and clay. Viticulture: Quinta do Zambujeiro works in accordance with the procedures of environment-friendly viticulture. The goal is to preserve and protect the beautiful nature and terroir of the estate. The base of our wines is the vineyard. Our skilled workers treat every vine with great care; without the hard work in sometimes harsh weather conditions we could not produce these great wines! We believe strongly that only vineyards with low yields can produce wines of high concentration in flavor and taste. Therefore we reduce all our vineyards to 25 hl/ha or 18 hl/ha for special cuvées. Vinification: All our wines are hand made. All grapes are hand picked. We use gentle grape-and wine-handling techniques, for e.g., grapes are transported in small plastic crates, never pumped. Each grape is controlled before going into the wine; what we would not like to eat should not be drunken by our customers later! The grapes are fermented in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks and in fermenting vessels of French oak. Long macerations on skins up to 7 weeks extract the soft tannins and stabilize color. All malo-lactic fermentation takes place all in barrels for better integration of oak flavors. All the wine is barrel matured in French oak for up to two years and bottled without any filtration or fining. Read less

Komplexes, sehr blumiges, ausgeprägt schwarzbeeriges Aroma, unterlegt mit viel Mineralität und Würze. Am Gaumen straff, und präzise mit viel äusserst feinkörnigem Tannin. Wieder dunkle Beeren, Trockenblumen, nasser Stein und Kräuter. Viel Schmelz und Extrakt und ein langes Finale, wie man es sich von seinen Vorgängern bereits gewöhnt ist. Der 2005er Zambujeiro ist ein weiterer Beweis, dass auch im heissen Alentejo sehr raffinierte Weine mit perfekter phenolischer Reife entstehen können!

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