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Azueira Capricho do Rei Syrah Tinto 2019

A harmonious, elegant and fraught wine
  • $39.00

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Primary Notes: Cherry, Currant, Strawberry, Raspberry

Secondary Notes:

Tertiary Notes: Balsamic

Body: Medium +

Dryness: Dry

Acidity: Medium

Tannin: Medium

Alcohol (%): 13.5

Origin: Lisbon, Portugal

Maker: Adega de Azueira

Grape: Shiraz (Syrah)

Fermentation: Slight Wood

Awards: >85

Decanting: 2 hours

Serving Temperature: Best enjoyed between 16–18 degrees

Asian Food Pairing: Lor Ark, Teriyaki beef, KBBQ

Western Food Pairing: Bistecca al Pepe, pasta with meatballs, grilled fish

Description

Azueira Capricho do Rei Syrah Tinto 2019

Azueira Capricho do Rei Syrah Tinto is a harmonious, elegant and fraught wine. Bright red colour. Intense aroma of mature wild berries with balsamic notes. Complex taste with soft tannins and a lingering finish.

100% Syrah. The fruit comes from vineyards in the Lisbon area, Portugal's capital. The vines experience a temperate Mediterranean climate with the influence of Atlantic breezes. The area's originally Jurassic and cretaceous soils results in a clay-limestone soil composition, perfect for the production of wines with good sugar content. 

Hand harvesting of the fruit. Prolonged post-fermentative maceration of 30 days with application of selected yeasts and pectolytic extraction enzymes.

AWARDS & ACCOLADES

- 2019