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2015 Dona Maria

Amantis Red Reserva


Region
Alentejo

Soil
Clay/Limestone

Elevation
430 M

Alcohol
14%


Vineyard

Dona Maria Estate / Dom Martinho / Monte do Abreu

Grape Varieties

25% Cabernet Sauvignon
25% Touriga Nacional
25% Syrah
25% Petit Verdot

Vinification

Grapes manually harvested in 15Kg cases. The grapes are then destemmed, crushed and finally transferred into ancient marble lagares to be foot-trodden. The alcoholic fermentation takes place in temperature-controlled conditions (23ºC–25ºC) for 7 days in the lagares.

Aging

12 months in oak barrels
70% French
30% American

Tasting Notes

Beautiful, dark ruby color. Very complex mix of ripe raspberries and blackberries. Rich and spicy with red berry flavors, very elegant, silky tannins and very long finish.

Reviews

2015 Vintage

Wine Advocate: 90 Points

2013 Vintage

Wine Enthusiast: 91 Points
Wine Advocate: 90 Points