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Producer: Santo Isidro de PegoesGrape Varieties: 100% Touriga NacionalOptimum Drinking: Within 5 yearsWine Style: Complex flavoursome redAlcohol by Volume: 14%Closure: Natural CorkCountry: Portugal
Complex aroma of black cherries, spices and integrated oak.
Cooperativa Santo Isidro de Pegoes 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 Pegoes is one of the most forward thinking cooperatives in Portugal and their chief winemaker, Jaime Quendera one of Portugal's most respected winemakers.
Sandy Pozolitic - a sandy soil formed over millions of years by sand transported by the rivers Tragus and Sado.
Long maceration in stainless steel followed by 6 months oak ageing in French and American oak and 4 months in bottle prior to release.
Touriga Nacional 100%
International Wine Challenge, Commended, 2015; Decanter World
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