Herdade do Mouchão, Dom Rafael Blanco, Alentejo, Portugal, 2019
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Overview of the Wine
At the beginning of the 19th century, Thomas Reynolds migrated to the Alentejo region with the cork business as his goal. Three generations later, his grandson John Reynolds, acquired Herdade do Mouchão for wine production.
In 1901 the first vineyards were planted on the property and, in 1929, construction began on a traditional winery and distillery, which still produces Mouchão brandy today.
Today, Herdade do Mouchão continues to be managed and worked on by the descendants of the original family and the entire winemaking process remains virtually unchanged, preserving the traditional harvest by hand and the fermentation of the grapes in stone presses, using foot treading. It is these techniques and the entire success story of Herdade do Mouchão that makes this wine-growing company so close to what wines used to be like.
Grape / Blend
Antao Vaz, Arinto & Fernao Pirez
Winemaker's Tasting Notes
The winemaker from the Portuguese winery Herdade do Mouchão has absolutely mastered his craft. Elegance and finesse are the characteristics of this white wine, which originates in the picturesque and sunny landscape of the Alentejo. You will definitely have a lot of fun with the first-class Dom Rafael branco DOC Alentejo.
Product Size: 750ml