Varietals

4 Castas

2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010

Red

Conceito do Vinho

An annual challenge for the winemakers to find 4 grape varieties from that harvest which, combined, show a complex and well balanced wine, with distinctive character and flavour.

Prémios

2014, Wine & Spirits “Years Best Portugal Reds” – 90 points

2013, Vinhos de Portugal – Bronze

2013, Concours Mondial Bruxelles – Silver

Agricultura

Integrated Production (certified)

Damp, stormy weather during the Spring period resulted in a lower than average grape production. A mild summer with cool nights resulted in grapes of very high quality.

SOIL TYPE
Schist rock with clay loam soil.

AVERAGE AGE OF VINES
15 years

Castas

Alicante Bouschet, Aragonez, Syrah, Petit Verdot

Vinificação / Estágio

Temperature controlled fermentation (22ºC – 25ºC) in small open stainless steel tanks with robotic plunging and roto fermenters.

6 months ageing in French and American oak barrels, followed by 6 months in bottle prior to market release.

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Enólogos

David Baverstock and Luís Patrão

Cor

Lively deep red purple colour.

Aroma

Predominately red berries aromas associated with Aragonez.

Paladar

Full body palate from Syrah, with attractive texture from Alicante and great balance from Petit Verdot.

Formatos

750 ml

Engarrafamento

May 2012

Álcool/Volume

14.5 %

Acidez Total

6.53 g/l

pH

3.6

Açúcar Redutor / Baumé

2.7 g/l