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Agricultura is made by Luis Duarte, a Portuguese winemaker of much renown. served with a nice chill, this wine is eminently quaffable with a sneaky complexity that is rare at this price point, and will complement a wide variety of dishes.
The 42-hectare plantation on the Herdade Monte da Ribeira is a farm located in the coolest and most mountainous sub-zone of the Alentejo region. Alentejo is a large growing region which takes up almost the entire southern third of the Portugal. The climate here is Continental-Mediterranean, marked by low rainfall, semi-arid growing conditions and high daytime temperatures. The grapes are grown on sedimentary loam using sustainable farming methods.
On Portugal's south-eastern border with Spain sits the wine region of Alentejo. Hot and flat, with sparse population and broad, sweeping estates. Though mostly given over to large, co-op growers, a number of important foreign interests have begun operations here in recent times.
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