Vintage: 2017.

 

ABV: 14.5%.

 

Grape varieties: Antão Vaz 50% & Perrum 50%.

 

Closure Type: Cork.

 

Area of origin: Alentejo.

 

Vineyard: 12 ha on granit sandy soils in Vila de Frades, Vidigueira.

 

Winemaking: After hand picking and selection of the bunches, grapes are de-stemmed and then pressed. The must was carefully decanted and fermented at controlled temperatures (12-16o) in French oak barrels. After the fermentation, it aged for 9 months sur lies with batonnage.

 

Tasting notes: Elegant wine, with fresh aromas of tropical fruits and notes of minerality, combined with the creaminess of the barrel where it aged. Excellent balance with a persistent and complex finish.

 

Conventional/Organic/Biodynamic/Natural/Low Intervention: Low intervention.

 

Dietary (VE/VG): Mediterranean. Vegan, but without certification, we do not use any product of animal origin.

 

No. of Bottles Produced: 5,000.

 

Points & Awards: 92 points Wine Enthusiast; 93 IWC; Silver Decanter Wine awards 2020; Silver Concours mondial Bruxelles.

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