Winery: Casa Relvas
Grapes: Touriga Franca
Winemaking/Vinification: Mechanical harvesting during the night. Total disengagement. Pre-fermentative cold maceration for 48 hours. Fermentation with controlled temperature (22ºC -28ºC) in vats of stainless steel. Post-fermentative maceration for 5 to 10 days. Malolactic fermentation in stainless steel vat with French oak staves.
Ageing: 9 months in oak french barrels
Aroma: Ripe red fruit aromas and white flowers well integrated with balsamic and coconut hints.
Tasting Notes: Intense ruby with violet reflections. Round, rich and voluminous. Balanced acidity and fine tannins. Long and complex finish.
Food pairing: Mediterranean food in general, pasta, lamb, game dishes and soft cheeses.