Vintage 2011

Vinification Process

Partial de-stemming, fermentation at controlled temperature (24-28ºC), when must reached the desired sweetness value, fermentation was interrupted by the add of brandy; following a period of maturation in oak barrels, in the warehouses of Vila Nova de Gaia; after approval was then bottled between the second and third year.

Tasting Notes

Wine of deep red color, with black fruit aromas from the forest and touches of violet and black pepper. On the palate shows an explosion of ripe fruit combined with a high freshness and pronounced tannins, giving it tremendous life and long aftertaste, characteristic that increases the aging potential. Can be consumed already.

Douro Region

Country Portugal
Soil Schistous
Alcoholic Contents 19,5% vol.
Total Acidity 4,62 g/dm3 Tartaric Acid
Residual Sugar Content 106 g/dm3
Preservation 10-18ºC in a dry and airy place
Enologist Ana Urbano

Grape Varieties

Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca


16 / 18ºC