Grape variety – Alicante Bouschet, Touriga Nacional and Aragonêz

Vintage – 2013

Region – Alentejo

Denomination – IG Alentejano

Type of soil – granitic / schist nature

Tasting notes − these wine vinification results are mixtures of intense maceration and stage for 12 months in French oak barrels. From the Alentejo regional varieties Alicante Bouschet, Touriga Nacional and Aragonês present with a complex and lush aroma with notes of chocolate and spice. The palate is full-bodied and elegant with a good structure of soft tannins which guarantee you a perfect evolution in bottle. Dark garnet in living colour. Black berries aroma, complemented with a complex spicy chocolate aroma. Full-bodied and elegant with a good tannin structure, refreshing acidity which allows a good outcome.

Winemaking − de-stemmed with the gentle crushing of the grapes. Pre-fermentation cold maceration (12ºC). Fermentation with temperature control (14ºC and 16ºC)

Ageing – 12 months in French oak barrels 1st and 2nd use

Alcohol – 14,5%

Total acidity – 5,70 g/l

pH – 3,62

Awards/Reviews – the DIVAI RED RESERVE has been present in major international competitions, and it is an honor to inform that, to date, it won the Best Value Silver Medal in the CWSA Hong Kong & China tasting and the bronze medal in the “International Wine Challenge” in England

Quote – “Ideal with more elaborate meat dishes and spicy as baked in the oven, game animal dishes, dishes of traditional Portuguese cuisine” (LUÍS DUARTE, winemaker)