Region of origin – Douro | Portugal
Resulting from a predominantly continental climate with cold winters followed by very hot summers.
Location of Vines –DouroSoils
Precambrian and antediluvian schists, with some narrow granite seams.
Tinta Barroca, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz and other varieties characteristic of the Douro.
Manually harvested, very selectively to ensure full ripeness criteria. Alcoholic fermentation in temperature controlled stainless steel cubes, pelicular maceration followed by malolactic fermentation.
Ruby in colour with streaks of violet, a red fruit aroma with balsamic notes, fine, smooth and well balanced.
Alcohol –13 % vol.
Versatile, ideal for meat dishes, barbecues, pastas and red meat.
Recommended temperature between 18Cº-20°C.
António J. Bastos