Intense ruby showing violet reflections.
This is a sensory trip wine. Initially, it unveils a blossom touch and fruity aromas as cherry, raspberry, currant and pomegranate, developing to coffee, chocolate and spices. Its aromatic profile
rows and shows a long and constant complexity and refinement.
It has a great character and balance, relating to the same olfactory sensations. It is elegant and, in the meantime, its ripe and steady tannins involve the mouth transmitting a harmonic strength.
Pastas, risottos, game meat and grilled meat.
Vale dos Vinhedos l Serra Gaúcha l RS l Brazil
40% Merlot , 25% Cabernet Sauvignon , 20% Tannat and 15% Cabernet Franc.
Microclimate: Basaltic-argillaceous-arenaceous (great drenability, poor soil and great insolation). Vineyard: The vines are managed through the espalier system, attaining a production of 4.500 kg/ha – from 1,0 Kg/plant. In order to obtain the correct vegetative balance of the plant, green prunings have been applied to the vines and the grape production per plant has also been reduced. Harvest: Manual harvesting with selection of bunches in the vineyard.Winemaking: The destemming grapes has been managed directly to the fermentation tanks by gravity, without suffering mechanical pumping action. The fermentations occurred in stainless steel tanks, following the traditional vinification system, with cold maceration ranging from 24 to 72 hours and with total pre-fermentation maceration between 14 and 28 days, according to each of the 06 varieties of each plot of soil. For the extraction of the compounds in the peels, an automatic reassembly system was applies to optimize the dissolution of it and avoid the extraction of undesirable compounds. After the malolactic fermentation and racking, the ready wines were blended, remaining another 12 months in the tank until the bottling. The wine was not filtered in order to preserve intact its natural characteristics.
• 93 score (18), Jancis Robinson
• 92 score, 4 stars, Decanter Magazine
• Champion and Golden Medal, Grande Prova Vinhos do Brasil 2017 e 2018