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.

Agricultura

Integrated Production (certified)

A damp winter followed by a mild summer with high diurnal temperature variations, allowing for a long, even maturation, with good fruit intensity and balancing acidity.

SOIL TYPE
Schist origin, clay-loam structure.

AVERAGE AGE OF VINES
17 years

Castas

Alicante Bouschet, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Touriga Franca

Vinificação / Estágio

Temperature controlled fermentation (22ºC – 25ºC) in small stainless steel tanks with robotic plunging and also in rotary fermentation tanks.

Aged for 6 months between stainless steel tanks and in French and American oak barrels, followed by a further 6 months in bottle before market release.

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Enólogos

David Baverstock and Luís Patrão

Cor

Clear deep ruby colour.

Aroma

Exuberant red berry fruit aromatics of Touriga Franca with mocha notes from Syrah.

Paladar

Dense and compact palate, with bright fruit and integrated toasty oak. Well structured with a long finish.

Formatos

750 ml

Engarrafamento

April 2015

Álcool/Volume

14.5 %

Acidez Total

6.8 g/l

pH

3.58

Açúcar Redutor / Baumé

2.1 g/l