Cortes de Cima

CDC Tinto 2018

Vinho Regional Alentejano, Alentejano, Portugal

Blend: Aragonez, Syrah, Touriga Nacional, Petit Verdot | 13.5% ABV


Discover this 'signature' red wine with a unique blend of Aragonez, Syrah, Touriga Nacional and Petit Verdot grapes produced in the Alentejo region of Portugal. It blends the best of two worlds - the spiciness of the Mediterranean with the refinement of a Bordeaux. A wine that can be drunk or aged for several years to come.

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The 2018 Tinto is packed with rich notes of Black Pepper, Blackberry, Damson Plum, Graphite and Spice.

Service: Serve at 16-18ºC.

Food Pairing: Excellent with beef, lamb, pasta with tomato sauce, pork, poultry and vegetarian dishes.

The winemaker Anna Jørgensen who studied and worked in viticulture and enology at all corners of the globe manages the vineyard and its funcitons. Her vision for the future includes incorporating values such as sustainability, innovation, quality, and respect for the surrounding nature. Anna says, "Winemaking is a path without written recipes, that requires presence and hard work in the vineyard, every day. The vineyard is the protagonist of the wines. Our winery work is guided by a hands-off approach. Earlier harvest for lower alcohol and higher natural acidity, night-time manual harvest, natural spontaneous fermentation, and as little as possible interference in the winery, to achieve wines with identity of a sense of place".

In 1988, A Danish-American couple, Hans and Carrie Jorgensen set out in a sailboat to find a place to start a family and plant vines. They came to Alentejo and they found “Cortes de Cima.” It was just a barren land and a few abandoned buildings. But Carrie, of Portuguese ancestry, said the landscape reminded her of California, her homeland. Hans, who was born in Denmark, fell in love with the Mediterranean sun. Their first wine was "born" in 1998 and the many successful vintages which followed as well as their pioneering spirit have put Cortes de Cima on the map. The vineyard is spread across 100 hectars and produces close to 100,000 bottles per year.

Red | Still | 75cl | 13.5% ABV

Vinification: Fruit very ripe. Fermented without clogging, at controlled temperatures, with frequent reruns. Aged for 12 months in French (70%) and American (30%) oak barrels.

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