Red Wine – Douro DOCGRAPES
Viosinho, Fernão Pires, Malvasia Fina.WINEMAKERS
Rui Madeira, Luís CortinhasPAIRING TIPS
Gourmet wine, portuguese roasted fish, sheep cheese, white meat and codfishORIGIN
Gourmet wine, portuguese roasted fish, sheep cheese, white meat and codfish.VINIFICATION
Hand picked grapes. Reception of the grapes, full destemming and immediate crushing. Fermentation with controlled temperature of about 16º, with very smooth crushing process and pressing over an inert atmosphere.
Partial pr olonged fermentation in oak, stirring the fine lees – “batonnage” – until April, after harvest.
Fermentation and maturation in french and american oak with”batonnage” until bottling in April.