AIR António Lopes Ribeiro AlentejoAIR António Lopes Ribeiro Alentejo

Winemakers: Vines & Wines, Antonio Ribeiro
Appellation: Alentejo          
Varietal(s): Aragonês (Tempranillo), Alicante-Bouchet, Trincadeira, Touriga-Nacional and Cabernet Sauvignon
Bottles Produced: 60 000 bottles
Production Area: 23 ha
Yield per Vine & Hectare: 6 tons/ha

Training system: Cordon royat, allowing optimal aeration of the leaves and grapes thus reducing treatments and fungal infections

Vinification: grapes picked at ideal point between having sufficient acidity, coloring, tannin potential and sugars, 100% manual picking, fermentation in horizontal steel tanks with rotation and controlled temperature, vinification done to create fresh and very accessible tannins and fruit

Analytical Data: 13.7 % vol

Ageing: 6 months in steel tanks, no aeration to have only the most reduced flavors and aromas

Tasting Notes Ruby black color. Aromas of cherry pie, roasted tomato, sandalwood incense and clove follow through on a soft, brisk entry to a dryish light-to-medium body with tart black cherry skin and cedar notes. Finishes with a crisp baked apple and spice cake fade.

Color: ruby red, with hints of violet
Aroma: prunes and wild mulberry with notes of spices, herbs and leather
Conservation Time: if stocked in good conditions, 6 years or more.

Drinking temperature: 15-16 °C / 59 – 61º F

Only Indigenous Yeasts used. Suitable for Vegans.
Wine made from USDA National Organic Program Certified Grapes


Beverage Tasting Institute (BTI) –
RATED: 86 points (Highly Recommended)

"Alluring charred berries"