Red Wine – Douro DOCGRAPES
Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz, Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional.WINEMAKERS
Rui Madeira, Luís CortinhasTASTE
Red fruits fragrance and spices, shows a light maceration, with the aim to preserve the typical flavours of the varieties and making the wine ready to drink. Very fresh and smooth in the mouth, with balanced acidity.PAIRING TIPS
We suggest traditional Portuguese food in general, mediterranean. We recommend the traditional salties from Vila Real – “Covilhetes” and “Bola de Carne”. Best served
Grapes from vineyards planted between 100 to 550 meters altitude, with grade A to F vineyards, mainly traditional vineyards from Douro turned South/Setting with high
densities. Selection of grapes from different altitudes, with the goal of achieving a good balance between the aromatic fraction and the structure.
Hand picked grapes. Reception, full destemming and immediate crushing, with the grapes being conducted to the fermentation vats in tubes with heat exchanger.
Fermentation in stainless steel vats of 18 tonnes capacity, with a temperature around 24ºC. Smooth vinification at low temperatures, with the goal of create smooth and
Partial maturation for a period of 4 months in american and french oak.