Vinho Verde, Portugal
Granite, sandy clay, schist soils
Touriga Nacional 100%
Manual harvesting, Destemmed and crushed, 12 hours pre-maceration fermentation at 34C to increase enzyme function; pre-selected yeast; alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperatures (22-24C); light remontage.
New and Old French barriques for 12 months and 10 months in bottle.
Deep red with purple reflections
A bursting bouquet of ripe red fruit, blackberries, leather and spice.
Structured and concentrated with layered tannins, good acidity and a long persistent finish of dark forest fruit
Pairs well with game, roast meats and mild soft cheese.
13.5 % Vol.
up to 7 years