Tinta Amarela, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Rufete, Malvasia Preta
Very intense and vivid colour. The aroma shows great complexity, with plums and red fruit aromas, spicy notes of black and green pepper and elegant notes of the local Mediterranean bushes. Strong mineral character and smoked meat aromas. Very elegant in the palate with great freshness and firm structure with velvety tannins. It is subtle with intense fruit flavors and impressive acidity. Great persistence in the palate to last many years in bottle.
Store and Serve Advices:
Storage Lying down at a temperature of 15°C. Serve at a temperature of 16°C to 18ºC.
Very flexible with food; kind of“adapts” to different meat dishes or Fish as Monkfish.
Reviews and Awards:
. 96 points in Robert Parker;
. 18 points in Revista de Vinhos.
96 pts Robert Parker - We have a great Vintage on our hands, showing beautiful concentration, vigour and complexity, but with plenty of finesse and...
93 pts Robert Parker - A deeply colored wine, with a powerful attack, full of intensity where one easily can find fresh fruity notes. It is very well...
90 pts Robert Parker - Superb colour, full body and very fine aroma and flavour. As the wine ages it softens and slowly sheds its deep dark colour, gaining...
97 pts Robert Parker - Nose deep, complex, with many aromatic nuances, without any aroma overlapping another. In the proof it is vibrant, in a set of great...