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Producer: Santo Isidro de PegoesGrape Varieties: Castelão 100%Optimum Drinking: Within 4 yearsWine Style: Easy drinking redAlcohol by Volume: 12.5%Closure: Natural CorkCountry: Portugal
A flavoursome wine made from the Castelao grape. Soft on the palate with suggestions of fresh raspberries and violets. Round, smooth and well balanced.
Cooperativa Santo Isidro de Pegões was founded in 1958. The cooperative is made up of 140 winegrowers and has access to over 1100 hectares of vineyard located in the Terras do Sado area of the Setubal peninsula. This coastal area benefits from mineral-rich sandy soils and cooling Atlantic winds. Santo Isidro de Pegões is one of the most forward thinking cooperatives in Portugal and their chief winemaker, Jaime Quendera one of Portugal's most respected winemakers.
Fermentation in temperature controlled stainless steel vats followed by long pellicular maceration.
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