Strong concentration of purple color. Attractive fragrance and complexity, with profound notes of ripe fruits, chocolate and smoked nuances. It presents accuracy in the mouth, the elegant and well framed tannins give this wine a powerful, long and persistent character.
At Quinta da Terrugem vineyards are planted in clay and limestone soils with low productive, providing the ideal conditions to produce grapes of exceptional quality. The grapes are harvested manually and separately in small boxes of 20 kg. Trincadeira and Aragonês were harvested in the second week of September, the Alicante Bouschet was vindimado in the last week of September. Fermentation was done in stainless steel deposits with controlled temperature and took approximately a week of skin maceration. After this period the wine was matured in French oak barrels for 12 months. At the end of the ageing the final batch of wine was blended and bottled, followed by a ageing in bottle that goes from 6 to 12 months.