- Vale do Rio Pinhão; Cheires – Alijó
- Luís Leocádio
Parcels of vines situated on the steep slopes of the River Pinhão at an altitude of 150-400 m, with poor, stony schistose soil; low yielding vines with grapes of high concentration and quality.
Traditional to the Douro, where Arinto, Viosinho, Codega, Rabigato and Gouveio predominate.
Fermentation with prolonged pellicular maceration and ageing in French oak balseiros (vats) under fine lees.
Golden amber colour. Fine aroma featuring a mixture of tropical fruits, crystallised fruits and spices. Fine balance between sweetness and acidity making it long and delicate.
Service and harmonization
Smoked ham, intensely flavoured cheeses, foie gras, egg based sweet desserts, ice creams. 10º-12ºC.
Awards and Prizes
- II ACIC Wine Competition 2000 - PORTUGAL