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Guarda Rios Tinto, 2020

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A great Alentejano Red with an elegant and harmonious profile

Ripe vine fruits, blackberry, chocolate and vanilla on the nose followed by juicy acidity with ripe, supple tannins and notes of black olive, tobacco and garrigue. - 97 Points Decanter

  • Classic Alentejo blend
  • Rich, smooth & juicy
  • Partially aged in barrels of French oak
  • 97 Points Decanter

Food Pairing: Elegant and fresh this wine is the perfect table wine pairing well with grilled meats and cheeses.

STORY BEHIND THIS WINE

In the wine cellar, these grapes were vinified at low temperatures in order to preserve the intensity of the aromas and flavours so typical of this region’s grape varieties. The wine was then fermented in stainless steel vats and partially aged in barrels of French oak. It goes well with intense flavours.

The first Guarda Rios harvest was done in 2006 and, curiously, not in the Alentejo. This wine is associated to the Winemaker and Director of Monte da Ravasqueira, who, in 2012, brought the Guarda Rios with him. Like the birds, this wine migrated and settled next to the dams on a property in Arraiolois, where it found the ideal terroir in which to express all its exuberance and vivacity.

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