Vale da Raposa Sousao

75 cl

Fresh and harmonious, with well-intergraded tannins, black fruits and eucalyptus. Pure Sousao aged in first-use French oak for 14 months minimum.

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Vale da Raposa Sousao

Fresh and harmonious, with well-intergraded tannins, black fruits and eucalyptus. Pure Sousao aged in first-use French oak for 14 months minimum.

Tasting Notes from Celtic Whiskey Shop and Wines on the Green
Palate Flavours of eucalyptus leaf, blackberries and dark plums, with a lighter tar hint. Fresh, with a solid structure yet always remaining balanced and harmonious. Vigorous but well integrated tannins. Long finish.
Colour Deep Ruby
Fact Sheet
Fluid 75 cl
Grape Variety 100% Sousao
Alcohol % 14
Style Dry, Medium Bodied
Estate/Producer Alves de Sousa
Country Portugal
Region/AOC Porto
Vintage 2012
Making Techniques Total destemming; fermentation in contact with the skin for 8 days; 14 months maturation in new French oak; 3 months minimum period in bottle before release.
Closure Cork
Cellaring/Ageing Potential Drink now, or ageing potential in bottle of 10-15 years
Awards and/or Press Quotes
2012 16.5/20 from Revista de Vinhos (Portuguese wine magazine)
Decanter World Wine Awards 2012 Silver Medal ' Lovely plum and black cherry nose with earth, mint and eucalyptus notesover vibrant fruit with spice and tobacco hints'

Tags: vale raposa, sousao, Vale da Raposa Sousao, red, douro, wine