Grape variety – Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah

Vintage – 2014

Region – Península de Setúbal

Denomination – Península de Setúbal

Type of soil – sandy

Tasting notes it's a voluptuous and intense wine, with notes of ripe fruits like raspberry and blackberry, combined with hints of vanilla and spices, good structure and a high character

Winemaking − pre-fermentative maceration at low temperatures during 48 hours, after which fermentation controlled at temperature of 28°C

Ageing − partial ageing in French oak barrels for 6 months

Alcohol – 14%

Wine pairing − goes well with rich red meat dishes, game, and soft cheese

Awards/Reviews − “International Wine Challenge 2011” (vintage 2009) – recommended; “International Wine Challenge 2010” (vintage 2008) – recommended; “Decanter World Wine Awards 2010” (vintage 2008) – recommended; “Vinhos de Portugal 2015 – João Paulo Martins” rating: 16 points (0-20) [vintage of 2011]