Very deep in colour. Great expression on the nose with elegant notes of blueberries and violet flowers, well integrated with hints of oak. The palate is very intense, fresh and balanced. The long and fresh finish leads to a fruity aftertaste.
40% Touriga Nacional, 25% Touriga Francesa, 25% Tinta Roriz, 10% Field blend
All grapes were de-stemmed and foot trodden in stone lagares. Maceration lasted 5 days at a controlled temperature.
Malolactic fermentation and ageing took place in stainless steel vats for 70% of the wine, and in French oak barrels for 30%.
Douro Doc - Sub-region of Cima Corgo
Rio Pinhão Valley
Altitude: 100 to 350 mts
Plantation system: Traditional walled terraces made with schist stone and vinha ao alto
Total Acidity: 5.4g/dm3
Total sugar: 0.6g/dm3