Our purpose at the Adega do Cantor is to make wines that reflect the warmth, colour and diversity of our region; wines to partner fantastic cuisine. This wine is handpicked from selected blocks of Syra...
Technical Specifications: Country of Origin: Portugal Region: Lagoa, Algarve. Appellation: Vinho Regional Algarvio Wine Style: Red table wine. Varietal Constituents: 100% Syrah from selected blocks Bottling and Maturation: 18 months in a mix of Stainless steel and French and American oak barrels.
Wine Analyses: Alcohol: 14.0%v/v Res Sugar: 3.6g/l Volatile Acidity: 0.45g/l Total Acidity: 5.6g/l pH: 3.53 Total So2: 50mg/l Temperature: For serving: 18ºC Food Ideas: Fresh Tagliatelli with wild mushrooms; Sautéed wild turbot with potatoes and fennel; Roasted pigeon breast with broad beans; Tenderloin steak with creamy pepper sauce and seasonal vegetables. Bottles produced: 20,000 bottles.
Organoleptic characteristics: Appearance: Black cherry and Scarlet in colour; solid from rim to core with good viscosity Aroma: Alluring scent of violets, red currants and blueberries lifted by underlying notes of spicy cinnamon, white pepper and liquorice. Palate: Intense front palate with red and black fruit characters accentuated by spicy aromas and pepper; chalky fruit tannins transmit a soft grip to finish Drinking young in bottle but will greatly improve over the next 3 to 5 years. Very food friendly.
Winemaking Notes: Our purpose at the Adega do Cantor is to make wines that reflect the warmth, colour and diversity of our region; wines to partner fantastic cuisine. This wine is handpicked from selected blocks of Syrah and batch fermented at cool temperatures in open lagars with gentle robotic cap plunging. It is then matured in a combination of 2 year old French Oak barrels and stainless steel for 18 months prior to release.