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Periquita Red Wine 75cl

José Maria da Fonseca José Maria da Fonseca


Red Wine , 750 mL
  • Country: Portugal
  • Wine Region: Península de Setúbal
  • Alc.: 12,5%
16,5 pts : Revista de Vinhos

Periquita red wine has a beautiful ruby colour with a soft aroma of wood, vanilla, strawberries, blackberries and pine. His palate is well balanced, fruity with a very interesting freshness and very pleasant and soft tannins. 

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9,85 €

tax incl.

13,12 € per L

Periquita is known to have been the first red wine in Portugal to be bottled in a glass bottle. The winemaking for Periquita red wine was started by the hand-picked grapes followed by the destemming, soft crushing and a cold soaking before fermentation for a period of 48 hours. Fermentation has occurred in stainless steel vats with controlled temperature (20ºC to 22ºC) for 5 days with daily manual pump over. Malolactic fermentation has been in stainless steel vats, as well, followed by maturation in French oak barrels for 4 months.

Grape Varieties:
Castelão, Trincadeira, Aragonêz.

Tasting Notes:
Periquita red wine has a ruby lovely colour. It has an exciting fruity aroma and elegant notes of berries and currants. It's well polished with nice structure and good volume with well-integrated wood notes.  

Store and Serve Advice:
Store in a cool place (15ºC). Serve at 16ºC-18ºC.

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