09 of March of 2017
Two prestigious German wine competitions, the Berliner Wien Trophy 2017 and the Mundus Vini – Spring Tasting 2017, have just announced the results. Quinta de Chocapalha has seen its red wine Chocapalha Vinha Mãe 2012 distinguished with a Gold Medal in both, increasing the international recognition of this farm located in Alenquer. The same wine integrated the recent list of ‘Best Wines of the Year 2016’ in the annual awards of the magazine Revista de Vinhos.
TheChocapalha Vinha Mãe red 2012 is produced from the oldest vineyards of Quinta de Chocapalha, from a single plot, and results from a blend of Touriga Nacional, Syrah and Tinta Roriz which gives it an excellent structure, concentration and nose. The notes of ripe black fruit and floral notes contrast in the mouth with freshness and rich, ripe tannins. An elegant, long and gastronomic wine, with the signature of the winemaker Sandra Tavares da Silva
Quinta de Chocapalha is located in the Aldeia Galega, in Alenquer, demarcated region of Lisbon. The Quinta is referred to since the 19th century. XVI for its excellent vineyards and wines fruit of a privileged location, characterized by the small hills, abundant vegetation and by a particular microclimate, with the sea breeze giving a strong contribution to the production of fresh and elegant wines.
The result of the dedication of a family to a house with a lot of history and where the vine and the wine have a determining role soon appeared. Quinta de Chocapalha wines have been positioned at national and international level in a level of excellence and prestige. The most recent distinctions, in the international competition Berliner Wien Trophy 2017 – winter edition (Golden Medal Chocapalha Vinha Mãe Red 2012), no Mundus Vini – Spring Tasting 2017 (Medalha de Ouro Chocapalha Vinha Mãe Red 2012) and in the list of ‘Best Wines of the Year 2016’ (Chocapalha Vinha Mãe 2012 e o CH by Chocapalha Red 2013) come to reconfirm the quality of their wines.
CHOCAPALHA VINHA MÃE RED, 2012 – P.V.P. approximate – € 22