Agricultura Alentejo 2012

$11.99

SKU 04205

750ml

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Agricultura is a wine made by Luis Duarte, a Portuguese winemaker of much renown. The grapes are selected from a 42-hectare plantation on the Herdade Monte da Ribeira, a farm located in the coolest and most mountainous sub-zone of the Alentejo region. Alentejo is a large growing region which takes up almost the entire southern third of the Portugal. The climate here is Continental-Mediterranean, marked by low rainfall, semi-arid growing conditions and high daytime temperatures. The grapes are grown on sedimentary loam using sustainable farming methods.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country Portugal
Region Alentejo
Brand Agricultura
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Wine AdvocateA seductive red wine made from the classic Portuguese varietals Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz and Trincadeira, the unoaked, fleshy, dark ruby-colored 2012 Agricultura displays copious fruit, low acidity, ripe, sweet tannin and an expansive, fleshy mouthfeel. It is the ideal bistro red to drink with an assortment of cuisines.

Robert Parker, August 2013