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

Type: Red

Grapes: 80% Castelão, 20% Touriga Nacional and Cabernet Sauvignon

Region:  Palmela

Soil Type: Sandy Pozolitic

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

Evolution: The quality improves during the first 8 years. This is being recommended maximum storage time.

Analysis

Alcool Content: 13,5%vol

Total Acidity: 5,4 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 Cases for Palette Palette Weight (Kg)
750 ml 22011541 6 x 750 ml 4,5 Kg 7,4 Kg ———– 100 740 Kg