Winery: Vinhos de Darei
Grapes: Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Alfrocheiro and Jaen
Food pairing: Pasta dishes with tomato sauce or “bolo", lasagne, grilled “merguez" - you can also serve it slightly chilled.
Winemaking/Vinification: Handpicked into small boxes. Manual selection of bunches on the sorting table. Complete stalk removal followed by gentle crushing. Spontaneous co fermentations in open thread tanks (lagares) with gentle pigeage and pumping over.
Ageing: Ageing in cement tanks.
Reviews and Awards:
Tasting Notes: Red fruits - redcurrants, texture and very soft tannins with a nice acidity and medium length
Aroma: Fresh and intense red fruits with floral notes