BACALHOA | Red | Catarina | 2019 | Setubal - Vivino Rating 3.8
Intro: Bacalhoa is the name of the palace where the vines for this wine is grown. When we tried this wine, we immediately knew it was coming with us, it has been described as rivaling a more expensive left bank Bordeaux by our wine community in Singapore.
Region: Peninsula de Setubal | Winery: Bacalhoa
Grapes: Castelao, Alicante Bouschet
Aging: 34% of the wine ages for 14 months in second and third year French oak barrels
ABV: 14.5% | Decant: 0.5-1hr | Serving Temp: 16-18 °C
Pairing: Tapas, pastas, white or red meat dishes.
Very deep in color, very rich and concentrated in aromas and flavors, with notes of red fruits combined with toasted and vanilla nuances well integrated into a firm and elegant structure. Complex and long, it has great potential for evolution in the bottle over a period of 3 to 4 years.