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Maçanita
21,90€
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Capacity

0,75L

Range

Unique Varieties

Wines Variety

Red

Grape Varieties

Sousão

Producer

Maçanita Vinhos

Harvest

2019

Wine Regions

Douro

Wine Freshness

Fresh

DOC - Douro


Harvest


2019

Grapes


100% Sousão

Concept


A dyeing variety (i.e. with color in the pulp) from the north of the country - "it is said to have come from the banks of the Lima River" - Girão already writes in 1822. He also says that it has so much color that one can use the skins "to make an excellent dye to cover the wines lacking color", as if describing the current role of Sousão in the Douro. Further north, the same variety with the virile name of Vinhão, is drunk raw, extreme, rough and proud as a bastion of the last signs of rurality. So is this Sousão or Vinhão?

Origin


Cima Corgo, 270m altitude, 70m above the river.

Vinification


The grapes are hand picked and transported in 18 kg boxes. In the winery, press, cold maceration and 100% maturation in new French oak barrels for 14 months.

Tasting Notes


Elegant and intense ruby color as Sousão can give us. In the aroma one can feel the freshness, velvety attack with a good middle of mouth and persistent finish.

Launching


2400 bottles in April 2021.

Alcohol


13,0%

Storage and Service


Store at 12ºC to be served at 16ºC and drink at 18ºC.

Gastronomy


Goes well with meat, game and lamb.


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