One of the newest established port houses with the oldest growing history.
'16 = 95WE, '15 = 90WS
90% Field Blend Mixed Varieties 10% Very rare clone of Touriga Nacional. Vines are 60 to 110 years old. Hand harvested from 5 to 6 vineyards, which are vinified separately and kept in separate casks.
Traditional foot trodding in lagares where bunches are destemmed, but fermentation occurs adding back stems in layers. Fermentation is arrested with Spanish Moscato based grape spirit, which lends elegance. The wine is aged two to three years in 150 year-old seasoned chestnut vats, then rests in stainless steel before bottling.
2016 = 95WE, 2015 vintage 1,000 cases (6 pack), 2016 vintage 500 cases (6 pack)