Winery: Alves de Sousa
Grapes: Touriga Nacional
Region: Douro e Porto
Food pairing: Grilled Rib Eye
Ageing: 3rd year French oak. 50% 12 months / 50% 22 months
Reviews and Awards: Producer of the year in Portugal in 2006 and 1999 (“Rev.de Vinhos”-Portug.Wine Mag.); 1st place in the 1st tasting of Touriga Nacional in Portugal (“Revista de Vinhos”); 1st place in the 1st tasting of Touriga Nacional in Brazil (Rev.Gula); 2nd place in the tasting
“Touriga Nacional” (Decanter Magazine); Trophée Excellence (Les Citadelles du Vin); “Highly Recommended” (Decanter Magazine); 92 points (i-wine-review, USA); 90 pts (Robert Parkers’ Wine Advocate); 3
Gold Medals (Intern. Wine Challenge, Expowina Zurich, Concours Mondial de Bruxelles); 1 Silver Medal (Wines of Portugal Challenge)
Tasting Notes: Deep ruby colour. Complex, smooth, with fine tannins, freshness, making a whole with a great class and elegance.
Aroma: Orange blossom, violets, dark plums and eucalyptus leaves.