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Vale de Touros Reserve Old Vines


Adega de Palmela likes to pay homage to the localities of the region, thus giving local names to its brands. Vale de Touros was born this way, in the Municipality of Palmela. The older locals say that it would be where the bulls would spend the night on their way to the arena.

  • Region: Setúbal Península
  • Classification: Red Wine Palmela D.O.C. Old Wines Reserve
  • Name: Vale de Touros
  • Grape Variety: Castelão
  • Alcohol Content: 14,5%
  • Analysis: pH: 3,86 | Ac. Total: 4,98 g/l
  • Capacities: 75cl, 1,5l and 3l
Ferments in stianless steel vats with controlled temperature followed by a long pelicular maceration. Aged in French and American oak barrels for 10 months.
Temperature: 16-18ºC.
Ideal with stewed and oven baked meat dishes, game and cheeses with intense aroma.
Estimate longevity of around 10 years.
Deeps and concentrated aroma with notes of ripe red fruits, jam and spices. Full-bodied wine, with tannins and an elegant and persistent aftertaste.