Vinha de Lordelo red wine from Quinta...
Vinha de Lordelo red wine from Quinta da Gaivosa, Douro region
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|Cast||Sousão, Tinta Amarela, Touriga Nacional and others|
|Wine Maker||Anselmo Mendes and Tiago Alves de Sousa|
|Vinification||Total destemming; fermentation with the grape skin 5-6 days. Maceration after fermentation, minimum 8 days|
|Tasting Notes||Deep ruby colour. Notes of violet, eucalyptus, varnish and black plums. Deep, complex, but always with great freshness and elegance. Full of fresh fruit, liquorice and spices. Involving, dense, but with a remarkable harmony and balance|
|Enjoy||Spicy dishes and game meats|
|Bottle Size||750 ml|
|Awards||17,5 points in Wine Magazine Portugal; Commended Decanter World Wine Awards 2013; Bronze medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2012; Commended International Wine Challenge 2013 (2007)|
It is in the Douro that the Alves de Sousa family produces their wines, according to a family tradition of 5 generations. Working only the grapes of the family vineyards (Quinta da Gaivosa, Vale da Raposa, Caldas, Estao, Aveleira and Oliveirinha), developed a complete range of Douro wines of great character and quality