After graduating in Agro-Industrial Engineering and an internship in Sonoma County, Luís Louro returned to Portugal to work with his father, renowned Portuguese producer of Quinta do Mouro. Fascinated by Alentejo and Portuguese local grape varieties, Luis decided share his vision by moving forward with his project. Thus in 2004 was born Adega do Monte Branco in Estremoz.
This powerhouse of a wine pours a beautiful and sultry deep, concentrated garnet color. With incredibly high aromatic complexity, this wine has huge body, layers and layers of depth, and incredible structure and acidity. Long on the finish, this is a serious wine with plenty of character and great aging potential.
Pair it with:
Steak or Lamb
The intense smoky-sweet flavors of Alicante Bouschet beg for equally intense foods including barbecue, teriyaki, carne asada and grilled vegetables.