Amphora Red Herdade do Rocim Organic

Amphora Red Herdade do Rocim Organic

Wine: Rocim ‘Amphora’ Red

Producer: Herdade do Rocim

Country: Portugal

Region: Alentejo

Vintage: 2018

Style: Red

Blend: Moreto 50%, Tinta Grossa 30%, Trincadeira 15%, Aragonez 5%

ABV: 12%

Size: 75cl

Organic: YES (In conversion)

Biodynamic: NO

Vegan: YES

 

Notes: Aromatic notes of black cherry, raspberry, plum & delicate vegetal notes lead to a textured palate, balanced by freshness. It reveals a salty & textural minerality through to a fresh finish. This wine is made from organically grown grapes; 70% of the vineyard is certified & the remaining 30% is in conversion.

Naturally vinified without any additions or corrections. The fruit was carefully selected, using only the highest quality berries & fermentation is with natural indigenous yeasts in traditional clay amphora pots known as ‘Tahla’. The process took place without any intervention, including temperature control & following fermentation the wine was aged for six months with skin contact which imparted complex aromatics to the wine. This may create a natural deposit in the bottle.

 

Producer Info: Herdade do Rocim is an estate located between Vidigueira & Cuba, in the Lower Alentejo. It comprises 120 hectares, 70 of which are made up of vineyards & 10 hectares of olive trees. Since its inception in 2000, Herdade do Rocim has invested heavily in the vineyards, replanting vines & introducing new varieties. They are pioneers in ‘amphora wines’, following the ancient traditions of vinification in clay pots known as ‘Tahla’. The vineyard is cultivated manually & minimal intervention is used in the cellar, to produce fresh, elegant & mineral wines. In 2018, Herdade do Rocim was awarded Best Wine Producer by Revista de Vinhos.

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Wine: Rocim ‘Amphora’ Red

Producer: Herdade do Rocim

Country: Portugal

Region: Alentejo

Vintage: 2018

Style: Red

Blend: Moreto 50%, Tinta Grossa 30%, Trincadeira 15%, Aragonez 5%

ABV: 12%

Size: 75cl

Organic: YES (In conversion)

Biodynamic: NO

Vegan: YES

 

Notes: Aromatic notes of black cherry, raspberry, plum & delicate vegetal notes lead to a textured palate, balanced by freshness. It reveals a salty & textural minerality through to a fresh finish. This wine is made from organically grown grapes; 70% of the vineyard is certified & the remaining 30% is in conversion.

Naturally vinified without any additions or corrections. The fruit was carefully selected, using only the highest quality berries & fermentation is with natural indigenous yeasts in traditional clay amphora pots known as ‘Tahla’. The process took place without any intervention, including temperature control & following fermentation the wine was aged for six months with skin contact which imparted complex aromatics to the wine. This may create a natural deposit in the bottle.

 

Producer Info: Herdade do Rocim is an estate located between Vidigueira & Cuba, in the Lower Alentejo. It comprises 120 hectares, 70 of which are made up of vineyards & 10 hectares of olive trees. Since its inception in 2000, Herdade do Rocim has invested heavily in the vineyards, replanting vines & introducing new varieties. They are pioneers in ‘amphora wines’, following the ancient traditions of vinification in clay pots known as ‘Tahla’. The vineyard is cultivated manually & minimal intervention is used in the cellar, to produce fresh, elegant & mineral wines. In 2018, Herdade do Rocim was awarded Best Wine Producer by Revista de Vinhos.

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