Herdade do Mouchão Mouchão Red 2012
|Awarded a massive 97 points by Wine Enthuiast, here's what they had to say: 'hugely rich, powered by black fruits and juicy acidity. Made principally from Alicante Bouschet, it shows the power and the aging potential of this variety in the Alentejo. This wine, foot-trodden in open stone lagars, is destined for much longer aging. Drink at the earliest in 2021.'
|Beef and lamb
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|Short tasting note
|Rich Power, Focused
|In a country steeped in winemaking history, the name Mouchão is synonymous with wines of distinction. The family owned estate has been producing wine for over a hundred years and maintains the traditions established in 1901 when the winery was built. The distinctive character of Mouchão wines derives from three principal characteristics: the Alicante Bouschet grape, the specific terroir and adherence to traditional winemaking methods. At Mouchão grapes are hand-picked, foot trodden in marble cement lining lagares and the wine aged in five thousand litre vats. Mouchão wines are renowned for their longevity, maturing subtly as they age.
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