2019 Herdade Papa Leite My Way red
Herdade Papa Leite My Way red is a perfect fusion of Alicante Bouschet, Merlot, and Cabernet Sauvignon grape varieties. Aged for 24 months in French oak barrels, it presents a beautiful opaque garnet color with violet hues, and a captivating aroma of red fruits enriched by subtle notes of vanilla and chocolate. On the palate, it displays maturity, with the wood notes perfectly integrated, providing density and persistence.
The Papa Leite Estate, located in Alter do Chão, in the heart of the Alto Alentejo, dates back to the 17th century and even today, one can still find traces of that time. After many families passed through there, it was Filipe Barreiros Cardoso who, in love with the property, acquired it, making an old dream of producing high-quality products come true with the support of his family and team. Thus the estate was expanded and revitalised, now boasting 320 hectares extended to the production of wine, olive oil, and cattle. The vines are planted in clay soils and the grapes are harvested at night and selected before entering the winery, where the production of wine with the best raw material is guaranteed.