Winery: Alves de Sousa
Region: Douro e Porto
Food pairing: Rack of lamb, game (wild boar)
Ageing: 23 months in 50% new French oak and 50% 2nd year French oak
Reviews and Awards: Producer of the year in Portugal in 2006 and 1999 (“Rev.de Vinhos”-Portug.Wine Mag.)
Tasting Notes: Deep ruby colour. Flavours of eucalyptus leaf and blackberries. Fresh, with a solid structured, but always balanced and harmonious. Vigorous but well integrated tannins. Long finish.
Aroma: A light tar hint.