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Red

Merlot-Aragonês

Picked late to ensure maximum flavour, the grapes were in perfect condition on arrival at the winery where they were de-stemmed to open-top fermenters and allowed to rest for two days. The must was then inoculated for primary fermentation and hand plunged every 3 hours. The wine was pressed to stainless steel tanks and allowed to go through malolactic fermentation.

An elegant cool-climate Merlot-Aragonês blend (60% Merlot / 40% Aragonês), with ripe fruit and fine tannins balanced with subtle oak finish.

Whites

Chardonnay

Hand-picked at flavour ripeness, the grapes were in perfect condition on arrival at the winery where they were crushed and pressed with the utmost care. The juice was then allowed to naturally clarify and controlled fermentation took place at very cool temperatures, capturing all of the precious aromatics. Deep straw in colour. This wine is at the same time fresh and complex with clean acid balancing the ‘minerality’ texture, finishing with plenty of flavour along the full length of the palate.

Sauvignon blanc - Fernão Pires

The grapes were in perfect condition on arrival at the winery where they were crushed and cold soaked. The juice was then fermented at a very low temperature to enhance flavour retention.

Pale yellow with a slight green hue, this brilliantly clear, crisp Sauvignon Blanc - Fernão Pires blend displays delicate aromas of passion fruit and fresh citrus..

Rosé

Merlot

Made From 100% Merlot with only a minimum time on skins this wine has been handled so as to preserve the primary fruit characters that define this médium-dry rosé style.

With the colour of pink roses and luscious fruits on the nose and palate, it´s a wine with plenty of character and a full palate, and extremely versatile with food.

«Our wines are handcrafted to bring out the very best features of our unique island terroir.»

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Merlot-Aragonês