Casa Santos Lima (Portugal)


Appellation:             Vinho Regional Lisboa, Red Wine

Varieties:                Castelão, Tinta Roriz, Syrah and Touriga Nacional

Viticulture:              Density of 4.200 Plants/ha. Clay and limestone soils

Harvest:                   End of August until the middle of October

Vinification:            Pressing after total destemming. Fermentation in 26.500 litres vats, with programmable pumping over system and temperature control to 28º C - 30. º C. Skin contact maceration and (submerged) cap for 28 days. Four months ageing in oak barrels.

Tecnichal Information:

Alcohol: 13% vol.    Total Acidity: 5,3 g/L    pH: 3,80

Colour: Ruby

Tasting Notes: Very aromatic with notes of ripe black and red fruits. In the palate, juicy plums and dark berry fruit flavour with plenty of fresh yet fine tannins that take over at the finish, along with flavours of spice and liquorice