A Limited Edition (just 5 cases available) including one bottle signed by Rita Marques of our new 2015 DOC Douro Vinho Tinto.
Terroir: Teja Valley, Eastern Douro Superior, 300m above sea level, granite soils, east facing slopes of the Teja River Valley
Vines: 80-year-old plot of a mix of more than 20 traditional (red and white) varieties
Maturation: 16 months in 225L Seasoned French Oak barrels previously used for 3 vintages
Aging potential: Drink now – however will improve – keep up to 10 years.
Residual Sugar: <0.5% dry.
Tasting Notes: This wine has nice dark fruit, which makes it more approachable and balanced at a young age, though it will improve in the bottle with age.
VINHO TINTO - NO ONE GRAPE VARIETIY DOMINATES - HENCE 'RED WINE' IS THE DESCRIPTION
GRAPE VARIETIES IN THE VINEYARD (INDENTIFIED TO DATE - THERE ARE MORE;
Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz, Rufete, Tinta da Barca, Tinta Francisca, Donzelinho Tinto, Português Azul, Sousão, Tinta Amarela, Tinta Barroca, Tinto Cão, Tinta miúda, Alicante Bouchet, Bastardo, Baga, Mourisco, Alvarelhão, Touriga Fêmea, Tinta Dragão.