Country: Portugal Region: Alentejo
Varietal: Alicante Bouschet, Trincadeira and Aragonez,
Colour: Red Style: Dry
Wine Maker: Mouchao
Herdade do Mouchao Dom Rafael Tinto was first released in 1990 as the second wine of the estate and named after one of the founders of the Herdade do Mouchão 100 years previously. It is a blend of Alicante Bouschet, Trincadeira and Aragonez, vinified in Lagares in the traditional way and aged in large wooden vats with a proportion in barrels for 12 months and released after a further 6 months in bottle.
Tasting Note: A blend of Trincadeira, Alicante Bouschet and Aragonêz, giving a rich complexity, savoury aromas, with ripe fruits and spiciness.
Food Matches: Accompanies roast and grilled red meats and full flavoured cheeses