Grapes are harvested manually into small boxes; its vinification is processed according to the traditional method of Port Wine. After partial de-stemming, the grapes are crushed in granite presses with foot treading. The must fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature and is interrupted with the addition of brandy. This wine has great aging potential.
Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Amarela, Sousão, Tinta Barroca, Tinto Cão
Ruby color with purple hues. Very fruity and complex, with a fine aroma of ripe black fruits, jam and black pepper. Round and velvety, full-bodied, warm, with ripe fruit such as blackberries and blackcurrants; Polished and velvety tannins provide a good aftertaste.
Store and Serve Advice:
Keep in a horizontal position, at a constant temperature and away from direct light. As the wine ages, over time it can form some natural sediment in the bottle, so it must be carefully opened and decanted before serving. Unfiltered wine; once opened, it must be consumed the same day. After the decanting process, the wine will open and reach its peak, then it will gradually lose its freshness, changing the tasting notes. It should be consumed at a temperature between 16º C to 18º C.
Pairing with food:
It goes very well with strong cheeses such as Stilton, Roquefort, Danish Blue, Serra Português, among others. It can also be served with fruit or chocolate desserts, or possibly a good cigar.