The origins of the Reynolds Family in Alentejo can be braced back to1856. They were pioneers in cork oak industry of the area, which led them naturally into wine production and have, over the years, created and produced great wine from this region. Gloria Reynolds has been created in line with this great tradition and in special tribute to Julian’s mother, Gloria, who taught him to love this rich and exciting region.
Country: Portugal Region: Alentejo - Arronches Grape Variety: Alicante Bouschet and Trincadeira Alcohol: 13.5 % vol. Total acidity: 6,1 g / l Reducing Sugar: 2,2 g/ l Total Sulphur dioxide: 118 mg/l
Schist ground, smooth undulations with climatic influences of the Mountains of S. Mamede.
The grapes were harvested manually with small boxes in the vineyards of Herdade da Figueira de Cima, which surround the winery. After which they are cleaned. The grapes will ferment in great barrels of French oak of Seguin Moreau with controlled temperature, and a part of the lot aged later in barrels of French oak of the same cooperage during 24 months The bottling has been preceded by an infiltration by territories of middle porosity and the bottles have aged one year before being commercialized.
It’s pomegranate colour masks it’s elegance and depth of character. It’s aroma combines those of dark rich berry fruits, bitter chocolate and exotic spices. It is a full bodied, full flavored wine with a distinct texture and flavor which will be appreciated by the most discerning palate. Its unique structure means that it can be laid down it’s required, to further enhance it’s unique taste. To be serced It should be served at a temperature of 16ºC - 18ºC.