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FitaPreta Carta


Carta Da Fitapreta
Alentejo, Portugal



• GRAPES: 50% Aragonez (Tempranillo), 30% Touriga Nacional, 20% Alicante Bouschet
Floral and fruit aromatics of violets and black raspberries on the nose, with lilting notes of toast and spice. On the
palate, lush and ripe, with abundant fresh black currant berries and smoked brambleberry.
• Grape varieties hand harvested and vinified separately in stainless steel with native yeasts.Aged an additional 10 months; in 50% stainless steel and used French Oak.
• Pairs with Grilled red meats, lamb kebabs, lentil dishes, grilled mushrooms and pork tenderloin


• Partnership between a young Alentejano winemaker; Antonio Macanita and transplanted viticulturist, David
• Sustainably farmed small plots with low intervention in the cellar
• Philosophy of ‘palpite’ the Portuguese word for intuition. Knowing to allow the vine and grapes to speak for
themselves and represent the terroir from which they came.