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Red Wine DOC PALMELA - Personalizado


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Palmela red wine made from Castelao grapes (Periquita grapes) local variety.

It shows intense garnet color, aroma of spices and jam. In the mouth it is full, with good quality tannin, very balanced.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Ideal at 16° C with red meats, game dishes and cheeses.

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Delivery: 2 to 6 weeks

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Export Box: 6 bottles

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Soil Geology: sand and sandstones

Vine varieties: Castelao (Periquita)

Average Age of Vines: 25 anos years

VINIFICATION: Fermented in concrete mills at 28 º C. The maceration ends one week after the tumultuous fermentation.

AGEING: 6 months in French oak barrels

Alcohol: 13.5 % VOL
Total Acidity: 5 g / l
Residual sugar: <2
Dry Extract: 230 gr/l
pH: 3.68

Media Production: 10 hl/ha

Visual Appearance: Intense garnet color

Appearance olfactory: spices and jam

Appearance taste: In the mouth it is full, with good quality tannin, very balanced.

Recommended temperature for tasting: 16º ºC

Enologist recommendations: Ideal as accompaniment of red meat, of dishes of game, of cheese


  • Best Buy Deco Proteste
  • Gold Medal– CVR Setúbal 2015
  • Silver - Paris -Vinalies Internationales, 2014
  • Silver- Coimbra Concurso Nacional de Vinhos Engarrafados ACIC Cidade de Coimbra, 2009
  • Silver- Paris Vinalies Internationales, 2009

The Grapes

Castelao GrapesCastelao is one of the grape varieties most cultivated in the south of Portugal, particularly in the area of Palmela.

It has had many names throughout times: Joao de Santarem, Castelao Frances and the popularly spread Periquita.

Castelao develops best in hot climates and sandy and dry soils.

Wines produced by this grape variety are concentrated, aromatic (raspberry and gooseberry) and have good ageing potential. The Palmela region produces the best wines from this grape variety.