Winery Herdade da Maroteira Mil Reis Grande Reserva Syrah
In the mouth this red wine is a powerful.
This wine generally goes well with poultry, beef or veal.
The Mil Reis Grande Reserva Syrah of the Winery Herdade da Maroteira is in the top 10 of wines of Portugal and in the top 5 of wines of Alentejano.
Discover the grape variety: Cornalin du Valais
Very old vine cultivated in the Swiss Valais, resulting from a natural crossing between the petit rouge(*) and the mayolet. It is the father of red humagne, also called cornalin d'Aoste, the grandfather of durize or petit rouge du Valais or rouge de Fully and a relative of goron. - Synonymy: old red of Valais, red of the country in Switzerland, landroter (for all the synonyms of the grape varieties, click here!). - Description: medium-sized bunches, cylindrical, winged, compact, strong medium-sized peduncles with little lignification; medium-sized berries, spherical or short elliptical, skin of a beautiful bluish black colour with a lot of bloom. The foliage turns completely red in the fall. - Production potential: early budding in the year. Capricious and difficult variety. Particularly likes the limestone soils of well exposed hillsides that warm up quickly enough, lean and well drained. Semi-erect bearing, vigorous with irregular production. Resists well to winter frosts. Susceptible to the main diseases, especially to oidium and grey rot. Also susceptible to magnesium deficiency and stalk dehydration. Maturity: 3rd early season
Informations about the Winery Herdade da Maroteira
The Winery Herdade da Maroteira is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 16 wines for sale in the of Alentejano to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Alentejano
Portugal/alentejano/alenTejo">Alentejo is a well-known, highly respected wine region in eastern Portugal. This hot, Dry area covers approximately a third of the country and is best known for its red wine, the best of which are sold under the and Alentejo DOC (Denominacao de Origem Controlada) title.
Wine from Alentejo is typically made from Aragonez (Grape/tempranillo">Tempranillo), Castelao, Trincadeira or a Rich, ripe, jammy blend of the three. Antao Vaz is the white variety of choice here, producing a good level of Acidity and tropical fruit flavors.
Although famously diverse in its portfolio of wine grapes (navigating the many names and their synonyms is a challenge), Alentejo has not been sluggish to adopt such globally popular varieties as Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon. One of the most remarkable things about modern Alentejo winemaking is its ability to create a uniquely Alentejano wine style from quintessentially French grape varieties. The region is named for its position Chile/south-region">South of the Tejo river, which bisects Portugal, entering the ocean near Lisbon. Alentejo extends across about a third of Portugal, with only the Algarve region separating it from the southern coast of the country.
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