Technical Data
  • Denomination:  DOC
  • Region:  DOURO
  • Type:  Red Wine
  • Grape Varieties:  Various Douro grape varieties, implanted in the traditional vineyards of Quinta dos Frades, but predominantly Touriga Franca.
  • Age of Grapevines:  Around 90 years old.
  • Type of soil:  Schist.
  • Alcohol Content:  14.5%vol.
  • Year:  2013
  • Aging:  15 months in new French oak barrels
  • Tasting Notes:   Appearance: deep ruby colour, with a narrow violet/bluish halo. Nose: black wild berries, with spicy touches and slight wood. Palate: fresh, with notes of ripe black fruit, integrated tannins with smooth light vanilla. Very long finish of great elegance.
  • Service suggestions:   Serve at a temperature of 16 ºC, pairs well with all types of regional dishes, as well as game and other heavily seasoned foods. Also pairs excellently with Mediterranean gastronomy.
  • Enologist:  Anselmo Mendes