Producer – Alvaro de Castro
Winemaker – Alvaro de Castro
Pinhanços is the witch balcony where climbing up the valley, facing the majestic, we to look the Serra da Estrela, whose ridges, rough cut, they seem to surround the colossal towel sanctuary of the mountain Serra da Estrela whose gigantic, figure sometimes immaculate white of purity, nes-tles in a hillside village in each hill a chapel, leaving in every wrinkle a stream frightened, pra-ying quietly slipping into the sea.
||Granitic rock, light acid and poor in nutrients
||Tinta-Roriz, Touriga-Nacional, Alfrocheiro e Jaen
||Wine fermented with long maceration at controled temperature between 22 and 24ºC.
||Aged 14 months in French “Allier” Oak Barrels and 2 months in cellar before releasing to the consumer.
||13,0 % ALC. By VOL.
||Intense redberry fruits, envolving spicies, with some toasty aromas.
||Good volume in the mouth, excellent tanin structure and very persistent end.
||Intense, long and persistent.
PRESS REVIEWS, AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS
16 Points – REVISTA DE VINHOS January 2010
SUGESTIONS OF SERVICE AND ADVICES
|Temperature of Consumption:
||Serve at 16ºC.
||Great combination with spicy red meat, spicy red meat salame and chesses.
|| Consume now or keep for 5 years in cellar coditions(low light and low humidity).
|Burgundy bottle EAN code
|Cases of 6 bottles ITF code
OTHER BRANDS OF PRODUCER:
- Quinta de Pinhanços DÃO DOC Red Wine 2008