Vines classified as “A”, the best in Douro Valley, planted on terraces in Vale de Mendiz at Pinhão River Valley. Acidic and schistic soil with some stones, located at an altitude of 250 to 350 meters. Average age of the vines is over 30 years old.
The grapes are carefully selected when harvested as at the entrance to the winery. Alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperature, followed by malolactic fermentation.
12 months in stainless steal vats plus 6 months in barrels before bottling.
Clear, bright and deep ruby colour.
A very attractive and complex aroma, presenting subtle hints of cherries and raspberries.
A fine well rounded Douro Wine with intense forest fruit flavors. Well defined by an elegant acidity, this wine is soft and rounded with a long persistent finish.
Serve from 15°C to 17°C.
Excellent with meat dishes or cheese and sufficiently smooth to pair to cod, octopus and roast fish dishes.