Revista de Vinhos has already revealed, this Friday, the great winners of the BEST OF THE YEAR 2017.
Mouchão Tonel 3-4 2011, produced in the Alentejo region, is the "Wine of the Year". "Aristocratic, deep and opaque, allied with a muscular and virile facet to the subtlety that is recognized to the great. It is intense and explosive in the mouth, thin and elegant. At the same time, austere.
This wine is only made in years of exceptional quality and and chosen from the best parcels of Alicante Bouschet in the Carapetos vineyard. Crushed by foot and after fermentation in the lagares it is aged in in two wooden vats numbered 3 and 4 for 24 months. It then matures for a further 24 to 36 months in bottle before release.