Varieties: Touriga Franca, Castelão, Syrah and Tinta Roriz
Appellation: Vinho Regional Lisboa, Red Wine
Viticulture: Density of 4.200 Plants/ha. Clay and limestone soils
Harvest: Beginning of September
Vinification: Previously destemmed the grapes went through a low temperature pre-fermentative maceration for 24 hours. The alcoholic fermentation is done in stainless steel vats with temperature control between 26o – 28oC, for 14 days. Skin contact maceration with (submerged) cap for 28 days. Partial ageing in oak.
Alcohol: 13% vol.
Total Acidity: 5,6 g/L pH: 3,52
Tasting Notes: With a beautiful ruby colour this wine presents pleasant aromas of ripe black and red fruits. It is a well balanced wine, with a good body, structure and fine oak notes. In the aftertaste the soft tannins and the flavours of pepper and liquor dominate.