Deep ruby red and bright color. The bouquet is herbaceous, highly complex with several grassy notes are perceived and the green pepper stands out along side smoky hints. Tasting it shows wide and broad, balanced, with the confirmation of ripe green pepper and several other grassy notes. Elegant with polished tannins ends long, strong and spicy.
The grapes that origin this wine came from the vineyards of Quinta de Pancas located in Alenquer. The vineyards are spread on a chain of hills and valleys protected by “Montejunto” mountains . The soils are fine textured, neutral and clay-calcareous. The climate is Mediterranean with Atlantic influence. The Cabernet Sauvignon came from the plot 6, which is 30 years old.
The grapes were harvested on the 6 th October and followed to the winery. Here they were processed with a short cold maceration and fermented at a controlled temperature of 26 °C for 10 days with a daily regimen of "delestage“ and manual pump-over. Malolactic fermentation occurred in stainless steel vats. The wine aged in French oak barrels (50% new) for 15 months followed by an extended bottle ageing.
Serve with game dishes, red meats, roasts. Serve between 16ºC/ 18ºC.