The Founder of Quinta do Zambujeiro
Emil Strickler, an enthusiastic Swiss wine lover bought the vineyard in 1998. Quinta do Zambujeiro is located approximately 170km east of Lisbonn in the south eastern Portuguese region of Alentejo.
Harvest and manual selection of grapes from low production vineyards
Fermentation in stainless steel tanks
Malolactic fermentation in barrels
24 months of aging in 25% new barrels and 75% used French oak barrels
Vinho Regional, Alentejo, Portugal
53% Alicante Bouschet, 19% Tinta Caiada, 3% Petit Verdot, 16% Touriga Nacional, 9% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15.5% vol. Alc.
A full and flavour some red bottle that is intensely dark. Aromas of red fruits and strawberries fill the nose. On the palate, ripe fruits are balanced with fine tannins and fresh acidity. Ends with a fresh, lingering and juicy finish.
20 Years of Special & Unique Wines:
The Swiss newspaper Blick chose 20 brands of wine to be tasted by various experts in the field. Among the various wines, there is Quinta do Zambujeiro, which obtained the highest score (19/20), together with Clos Matinet Vinyes del Mas d'en Martinet 2017.
Serving and Pairing:
Goes well with all meat dishes, pasta or drink alone
Store between:15 -17ºC .
Drink 2019– 2027.