Vineyards: Planted on terraces in the Vale de Mendiz and Roncão, using a bilateral cordon training system. Acidic and schistic soil with some stones, located at an altitude of 250 to 350 metres. Average age of vines is over 30 years old. Vineyards with ‘A’ letter ranking.
Variety: Touriga Nacional
Vinification: Total de-stemming followed by grape crushing, fermentation with controlled. Followed by malolactic fermentation. Aged for 12 months in French and American oak barrels. Ages 6 months in bottle before release to the market.
Colour: Dark garnet colour.
Aroma: Red fruits with floral, coffee and spices notes.
Palate: Powerful and concentrated, with medium tannins supporting the fruit flavors. The palate is soft, round, complex and enjoyable. Well-integrated oak that remains in a long finish.
Serving suggestions: Serve at a temperature between 15º to 17ªC. It is suggested as an accompaniment to meat dishes, game and cheeses.