Vineyard Region: Encruzilhada do Sul Serra do Sudeste.
Soil and microclimate: Granite, sandy, low organic matter and excellent drainage.
Vineyard: The vines are managed with the espalier system with a production of 2.5kg per plant. Harvested according to the characteristics of acidity balance, great freshness, good maturation, body and volume of mouth. In order to obtain the correct vegetative balance of the plant, green pruning have been applied to establish a good activity of the photosynthetic leaf wall and the production per plant has been reduced.
Harvesting: Manual harvesting with a selection of bunches in the vineyard.
Once the ideal point of maturation is decided, grapes are harvested manually and transported in small boxes in the shortest possible time for pressing in the winery. The fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks following the traditional vilification system with cold pre-fermentation maceration of 36 to 48 hours and with total maceration of 15 to 21 days according to the parcel. After the malolactic fermentation and decantation, the ready wines are blended with the definition percentage of each parcel. The wine remains in tank for another 10 months until bottling. The wine is not filtered to maintain it’s natural characteristics.
Colour: Ruby red with violet reflections. Tears are dense and lazy marking their volume and consistency.
Aroma: Coffee notes, lightly smoked toasted notes appear in the foreground, following strawberry jelly, dried fruit, fig, raisins, almonds, walnuts, chestnut and cocoa liquor.
Tasting: Intense, with a persistent taste and a feeling of filling the palate, confirming its density. Ripe tannins, pleasant refreshing after taste of roasting and chocolate.
Pasta, risotto, feijoada and red meat.
- Blend: Tempranillo 100%
- ABV: 13.5%
- Colour: Red
- Style: Still wine
- Suitable for Vegetarians: Yes
- Suitable for Vegans:Yes
- Organic: No
- Biodynamic: No