Grape variety – 100% Castelão (single grape)

Vintage – 2013

Region – Península de Setúbal

Denomination – D.O. Palmela

Type of soil – sandy

Tasting notes − dark garnet red wine. Full on the palate and rich in tannins. With a complex flavour and aroma of well mature berry fruits that links in harmony with wood aroma

Winemaking − the handed harvested grapes are crushed by trampling them barefoot in the estate's tanks. A latter complete fermentation on the winery cellar vats

Ageing – 12 months maturation in French oak barrels and another 12 months in bottle

Alcohol – 13,5%

Total acidity – 5,0 g/l

pH – 3,72

Wine pairing – ideal with red meats, hare, partridge, cod, wreck-fish (polyprion americanus), salmon and also with intensive cheeses with corn bread or rye bread

Awards/Reviews – the gold medal on “Concours Mondial Bruxelles 2016”; the silver medal on “Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2017” (vintage 2013); vintage 2009 was awarded the bronze at the “International Wine Challenge 2016”; “Wine Masters Challenge 2013” - the silver medal; “Decanter 2013” – the silver medal; “International Wine Challenge 2013” - recommended; “Vinhos de Portugal 2015 – João Paulo Martins” rating: 15 points (0-20) [vintage of 2009]