Lot of many grape varieties from assorted vineyard plots of different ages, heights and exposures. Aromas of forest and pine needles … a true blend of Dão!
Vineyards Different vineyard plots with granite soil.
Harvest Manual harvest in late September and early October.
Vinification Co-fermentation with indigenous yeasts in stainless steel tank, followed by a long maceration. 20% aged for 8 months in used French oak barrels.
Region Dão DOC
Varieties Touriga-Nacional, Tinta-Roriz, Alfrocheiro, Jaen, Água-Santa, Tinta-Pinheira and Baga.
Type Red wine
Alcohol 13 %
Total acidity 5,1
Production 30 000 bottles
Bottling December 2017
Food pairing Delicious with roast beef or barbecue, duck rice and magre de canard. Also delightful with soft cheeses.
Bronze Award / Decanter World Wine Awards 2017 (vintage 2013)