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2022 'Mariana' Red, Alentejano, Herdade do Rocim

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2022 'Mariana' Red, Alentejano, Herdade do Rocim

Delight in the rich tapestry of flavors offered by the 2022 'Mariana' Red, a signature creation from the esteemed Herdade do Rocim in the Alentejano region of Portugal. This wine not only captures the essence of its terroir but also embodies the winery's dedication to sustainable and thoughtful winemaking.

Key Features:

  • 🍇 Vintage: 2022
  • 🏞️ Origin: Alentejano, Portugal
  • 🍇 Grape Varieties: A carefully selected blend of indigenous and international varieties, adapted to the Alentejo climate, to create a balanced and harmonious profile.
  • 🍷 Flavor Profile: The 2022 'Mariana' Red is a testament to the complexity and elegance that Alentejano wines can achieve. It unfolds with layers of ripe black fruits, such as blackberries and plums, intertwined with subtle hints of spice, chocolate, and a gentle touch of vanilla from oak aging. The palate is rich yet smooth, with a velvety texture and a long, satisfying finish that echoes the wine's aromatic complexity.
  • 🌍 Alentejano Terroir: The vineyards of Herdade do Rocim benefit from the unique Alentejano climate, characterized by hot summers and cold, wet winters. This climate, combined with diverse soil types, from schist to granite, allows for the cultivation of grapes that are expressive and full of character, contributing to the distinct identity of the 'Mariana' Red.
  • 🍇 Sustainable Winemaking: Herdade do Rocim is committed to sustainability, employing organic practices that respect the land and the ecosystem. From the careful management of water resources to the use of natural pest control, every step in the production of the 'Mariana' Red is guided by principles that ensure environmental stewardship and the health of the vineyard.
  • 🍷 Winemaking Excellence: The winemaking process for the 'Mariana' Red involves meticulous selection of the best grapes, gentle pressing, and fermentation in temperature-controlled tanks. The wine is then aged in French oak barrels, which contribute to its complexity and depth without overpowering the fruit's natural vibrancy.
  • 🍽️ Food Pairing: The 'Mariana' Red is exceptionally versatile, pairing wonderfully with a wide range of dishes. Its robust profile complements the richness of red meats and game, while its subtle tannins and acidity make it a perfect match for flavorful cheeses and Mediterranean cuisine. The wine's complexity also allows it to stand up to spicy dishes, offering a harmonious balance of flavors.
  • 🍷 Serving Recommendation: To best appreciate the nuanced flavors of the 'Mariana' Red, it is recommended to serve it at room temperature. Decanting the wine an hour before serving can enhance its aromatic profile, allowing the full spectrum of flavors to emerge for a truly memorable tasting experience.

Embrace the elegance and depth of the 2022 'Mariana'

2022 'Mariana' Red, Alentejano, Herdade do Rocim
2022 'Mariana' Red, Alentejano, Herdade do Rocim
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