Grapes: Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz and Touriga Nacional 9 months in 2nd and 3rd year French oak barrels.
Color: It has an intense youthful ruby color.
Aroma: Very fruity, with clear notes of blackberries and plums, balanced with chocolate notes.
Mouth: It shows balance in the mouth, with polished tannins and a long and persistent finish.
Food pairing: Grilled or roasted red meat
Vineyards: This wine is obtained from grapes of the Touriga Franca, Tinta Roriz and Touriga Nacional varieties that come from vines installed in Quinta da Pacheca with around 50 – 60 years old and from vines located near Vila Nova de Foz coa com 25 years old and higher.
Winemaking: The grapes were harvested into 25 kg boxes, after careful selection for their best state of health, and sent to the winemaking center where they were completely de-stemmed. Fermentation took place for 7 days in a 14-ton granite mill, with foot treading and gentle pumping over to leach the mat and extract phenolic and aromatic compounds. At the end of the alcoholic fermentation, the wine was transferred to stainless steel vats where the malolactic fermentation took place. Subsequently, it aged in second and third year French oak barrels for 9 months.