Grapes are trodden by foot to obtain the must, then they macerate in the lagares, the traditional stone vats from the Quinta, to ensure the best possible extraction of aromas, colour and tannins during fermentation.
It is matured for 18 months in wooden casks, before bottling.
Douro Doc - Sub-region of Cima Corgo
Vale do rio, Pinhão
Altitude: 100 to 300 mts
Plantation system: Traditional terraces made with schist stone
Grape varieties: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Francesa, Tinto Cão, Sousão, Tinta Roriz
Harvest: from 9th of September to 18th of October
Total sugar: 96g/dm3
Total Acidity: 4.87g/dm3