Harvest / Age:
50% Touriga Nacional; 50% Tinta Roriz
Stage in new French and Hungarian oak barrels for 18 months. Bottled in May 2011.
Hand picked to 15kg boxes. Selected in conveyor table. Stalks removal and crushing. Fermentation in traditional granite tanks.
Very elegant, complex ripe fruit, floral and spiced, well blend with the toast of the two barrels used for staging
Very rounded, with good volume in the mouth, full of aroma and freshness. The strong tanins make for a very long and delicate end of mouth.
Alcohol: 14,5º, Tot. Acidity: 5,6 gr/l (tartaric ac., Residual sugar: 2 gr/l, pH: 3,5
How to serve: decanted for maxim expression
Temperature: 16 ºC
Gastronomy: spiced dishes, cheeses and red, cured meats