Color: Intense and deep. Aroma: Complex, fresh and elegant aroma, dominated by black fruits, balsamic aromas such as rock rose, and notes of spices from its barrel stage. Palate: Firm and concentrated, with a well present and balanced acidity, it has mature tannins well involved in its body and volume. It has a long and persistent finish, dominated by notes of fruit, which highlights its balance and elegance.
Located in the center of DOC Douro, it is characterized by the presence of 8 terroirs very marked by the mountains, the different altitudes and sun exposures, the schist soils and the characteristic climate of the Douro river valley. In the vineyards were planted dozens of indigenous grape varieties, according to Organic Production and Integrated Production. Olive trees, orange trees, almond trees and Mediterranean forests help maintain the balance of the ecosystem.
Tinta Roriz, Tinta Amarela, Tinta Barroca , Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Sousão
Dense, almost opaque, purple edges colour. Mature blue and blackberry aromas fruit aromas with subtle dark chocolate notes. Opulent and compact with elegante fruit notes and subtle oak. Well balanced and structured for bottle ageing.
Store and Serve Advices:
Serve at 16-17ºC. This wine can be consumed immediately after bottling or it can be stored for at least 10 years.
This wine finely accompanies red meats, roast beef and grilled meats.
Reviews and Awards:
. 91 points in Robert Parker;
. 16,5 points in Vinho Grandes Escolhas;
. Bronze medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2015 (2010);
. Bronze medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2014 (2010);
. Bronze medal International Wine & Spirit Competition 2014 (2010);
. Silver medal International Wine Challenge 2014 (2009);
. Bronze medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2013 (2009).
- Bottle Size
- 0,75L - 25,4FL Oz
- David Baverstock | Luís Patrão
- Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Sousão, Tinta Amarela, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz
- Red Wine
- Herdade do Esporão
- Alcool Perc.