Arribas do Douro Superior Red
The grapes that make up this wine come from old vines planted in schist soil at an average altitude of 350 to 400 meters in the region between Freixo de Espada à Cinta and Barca d’Alva, in the Douro Superior. The grapes that give rise to this wine come from old vines with exposure to the Northeast and East. Hand picking vintage. Fermentation made by grape varieties and with separation at origin to improve the rigor in the selection of the final blend that gives rise to this wine. Fermentation takes place in small-capacity stainless steel vats, with a controlled temperature of around 28ºC. Controlled maceration in order to obtain an aromatic, concentrated and elegant wine, at a level close to a Reserve. Aging for 6 months in French oak barrels. The Arribas do Douro Superior wine is a wine with the character of the Douro Superior. It has an aroma of ripe red fruits, spices, with elegant notes of vanilla originating from the barrel stage. Firm and pleasant tannins. Contains sulfites.