Winery: João Portugal Ramos
Grapes: Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, and Tinta Roriz
Region: Douro e Porto
Winemaking/Vinification: Pre-fermentative maceration at controlled temperature of 10-12ºC. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel lagares (troughs) with robotized treading at controlled temperature not exceeding 30ºC, in order to obtain the greatest extraction possible of skins constituents. The aromatic intensity and elegance originate from the grape varieties Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional and Tinta Roriz, as well as from many other noble varieties originating from centenary Douro vineyards. In order to enhance the quality and the desired wine profile, a strict selection of spirits has taken place and marks the difference through its organoleptic elegance. The various aromas together with the strong extraction have originated the intensity and elegance of a Vintage wine.
Aroma: Intense and elegant aroma dominated by ripe black fruits like blackberries, prune and cassis, also showing balsamic aromas of resin and cedar.
Tasting Notes: Deep red colour with dense violet tones. Full bodied with great structure, well balanced acidity, with firm ripe and well integrated tannins. These characteristics make for a very persistent, harmonious and elegant finish. A wine with great ageing potential.
Food pairing: As an aperitif or with nuts, cheese and fruit or chocolate desserts