Revive the tradition of producing wines in clay pots.
A dry winter followed by above average temperatures in spring and summer, gave rise to an early start to the harvest. Although temperatures continued to be high, there was no extreme heat during the vintage, and the dry conditions were excellent for fruit quality, producing wines with intense, persistent, aromatic fruit.
Schist origin with loamy – sandy soil
AVERAGE AGE OF VINES
Destemming, natural fermentation in clay pots with resin lining. Extended skin maceration (26 November), malolactic fermentation on skins, basket pressing.
David Baverstock and Luís Patrão
Spicy fresh red berry fruit aromatics
Elegant and intense, tight structure, firm tannins, bright acidity
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