Old Vines - mixed plantings
Age of vines 60 years
Vineyards - Old vines
Soil Terroir / Vineyard exposure - Schist / East-South
Grapes are hand picked in small plastic craters. 100 % foot trodden in traditional stone lagares. Natural yeast. Basket press.
Fortified brandy is added to the must at 8° Baumé to stop the fermentation.
Colour: Intense Violet.
Aroma: Very complex flavours of fresh wild bush esteva of the Douro region, with soft wild berries and dry nuts.
Palate: Elegant attack, with great volume and compact structure. Round tannins with great deepness. Finishes very intense, with great elegance and persistence.