Description

Pegões is distinguished by a unique “Terroir”. It is characterized by the combination of poor sandy soils rich in water, with the Mediterranean climate on the proximity of the Atlantic sea. This combination creates a perfect harmony that brings an excellent environment to the development of our noble grapes.

 

Classification: D.O. Palmela Wine

Type: Red

Grapes: Castelão 80%, Cabernet Sauvignon 10% and Touriga Nacional 10%

Region:  Palmela

Soil Type: Sandy Pozolitic

Fontanario de Pegões tinto

Characteristics

Colour: Grenade/ruby

Aroma: Intense aroma of red berries, well combined with new oak while young, evoluing later in to an aroma of dry fruits, chocolate, spices and coffee.

Taste: Soft in the mouth with very good tannins and structure.

After Taste: Lingering after taste.

Vinification: Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel vats at controlled temperature followed by long pelicular maceration.

Aging: 9 months in American and French oak barrels, followed by 6 months in bottles.

Evolution: The quality improves during the first 7 years. This is being recommended maximum storage time.

Analysis

Alcool Content: 13,5%vol

Total Acidity: 5.2 gr.

pH: 3.55

Recommendations

Recommended plates: Hunting plates, grilled meat e cheese

Recommended Temperature: 16-18ºC

Conservation: Fresh place with bottle lying down.

Bottling Details

Bottle Capacity (ml) EAN Uni UPC Quantity of Bottles for Cases Liquid Weight of each Case (Kg) Brute Weight of each Case (Kg) Case EAN SCC Quantity of Cses for Pallete Pallete Weight (Kg)
750 ml 5603016193459 6 x 750 ml 4,5 Kg 7,9 Kg 15603016193456 100 790 Kg