Winery: Vinhos de Darei
Grapes: Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Alfrocheiro and Jaen
Food pairing: Fine meats in sauce, simmered dishes
Winemaking/Vinification: Handpicked into small boxes. Manual selection of bunches on the sorting table. Complete stalk removal followed by gentle crushing. Spontaneous co-fermentation in open tread granite tanks (lagares), with smooth daily pigeage or pumping over. Post-fermentation maceration.
Ageing: Aged in 5000 ltrs cement vats for 12 months.
Reviews and Awards:
Tasting Notes: Ripe fruit, texture that reflects the terroir and granite soils, melted tannins with good acidity and length
Aroma: Red fruits and spices that are already showing a small evolution