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2017 Cartuxa Colheita Tinto, Eugénio de Almeida

2017 Cartuxa Colheita Tinto, Eugénio de Almeida

Ref: ALME170
Red  |  Still  |  14% ABV

This is among the oldest wineries in all Portugal, the original vineyards having been planted here in Evora (centre of the country in the Alentejo) in 1517. In a country dominated by small growers cultivating minuscule plots of vines, Cartuxa is a leviathan, working over a thousand hectares of vineyards, 850 of which they own outright, with the remainder being on long-term rental.

Case of 6 Bottles
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £148.82
Out of stock
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Wine Details
Wine Details
ProducerProducer: Eugénio de Almeida
Old or New WorldOld/New World: Old World
CountryCountry: Portugal
RegionRegion: Alentejo
ColourColour: Red
StyleStyle: Still
ABV% ABV: 14%
Drink DatesDrink Dates: 2021-2028
MaturityMaturity: Ready to Drink
SweetnessSweetness: 1
Grape VarietyGrape Variety: Tempranillo
Tasting Notes
Tasting Notes

N.B. This is a blend of Aragonez (local name for Tempranillo), Trincadeira and Alicante Bouschet (this last one of the few wine grapes to have coloured juice). This is a highly scented wine, giving up its aromas of barbecued meat, dark fruit and hot sand. It goes in the mouth plush and rich and quickly picks up fresh structure. And wow, it’s a long thing, its sustained grip hedging the tongue with tacky, mineral tannins. Just a fabulous and expressive red wine, ideal for meals involving red meat, including game. Bowes Wine original note

Sweetness Explained
Sweetness Explained


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Location Explained
Location Explained


AVAILABLE: Currently lying in our storage at London City Bond Dinton Woods 
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Pricing Information
Pricing Information


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