This is a very interesting wine.  From the winery:  "Vinification occurred in amphora (large clay pots) without temperature control. Indigenous  yeasts were used during fermentation and there was no tampering with the must.  Then the wine is aged in amphora until the following spring  followed by another two months of bottle aging before release."  It is a blend of 50% Aragonez, 30% Trincadeira, 10% Moreto, and 10% Tinta
Grossa grapes.  The wine is inky purple in color, opaque and bright.  The nose is nice with black cherries and black raspberries.  A bit of white pepper.  On the palate, black raspberries with a stronger note of pepper.  Moderate acidity.  Solid finish.  Some complexity and tannins suggest this may still improve.  Hold for another couple of years and drink over the next five to seven.  This will work well with roasted veggies or duck/chicken.  

Grade: 
A-
Score: 
90
Vintage: 
2019
Current Price: 
$18.00USD

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