In Quinta de Ventozelo, each breed is...
In Quinta de Ventozelo, each breed is a story. The story of Syrah speaks of a surprise. Of a caste that, being not autochthonous of the Douro region, showed in Ventozelo an unexpected personality. In order to potentiate its exuberant and wild fruit, this wine was soon bottled the year after the harvest. The result is this young Syrah Unoaked, a force of nature with much to say
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|Wine Maker||José Manuel Sousa Soares|
|Vinification||Vinification occurred in two different mills, with pre-fermentative maceration and temperature control. In one of the mills, a significant part of the batch was vinified with two yeasts selected and added sequentially|
|Consumption||16 - 18ºC|
|Ageing||No aging in barrels (Unoaked)|
|Tasting Notes||It presents an intense red color, aromas of wild red fruits and some spices. In the mouth, it is bulky and vigorous|
|Enjoy||The wine is ready to accompany grilled red meat, baked and cured cheeses|
|Bottle Size||750 ml|
Quinta de Ventozelo is one of the largest and oldest properties in the Douro Demarcated Region. Its origins go back to the early nineteenth century, before being referenced on the Baron de Forrester map in 1848. The first harvests were made by the Cistercian monks who populated the region during the Middle Ages, playing an important role in promotion of local agriculture