Vines classified as “A”, the best in Douro Valley, planted on terraces in Vale de Mendiz at Pinhão River Valley. Acidic and schistic soil with some stones, located at an altitude of 250 to 350 meters. Average age of the vines is over 30 years old.
Vinification: The grapes are carefully selected when harvested as at the entrance to the winery. Alcoholic fermentation at a controlled temperature and fortified with local brandy at 77%.
Aging: In stainless steel vats, softening and evolving, without losing the freshness, fruity character and its deep ruby color.
Ruby. Elegant bouquet with red fruit notes.
Fresh and smooth flavours with a persistent finish.
Serving suggestions: Serve from 12oC to 16oC.
Excellent accompaniment for hard cheeses as well as all sorts of desserts based on chocolate, preferably dark.