Lagar de Darei – José 2004


Its personality and complexity results from the climatic conditions, the selection of the best estate grapes and the creativity of our winemaker.


Soils are granite dominated sands. Between elevation and river driven humidity, Dao’s wide diurnal temperature shifts (20o+) ensure both white and red wines are endowed ample natural acidity. Dao wines are renowned throughout Portugal for their ‘freshness.’
Average age of vines: 18 years.

Grapes Varieties:

Touriga Nacional; Tinta Roriz; Jaen; Tinta Roriz

Lagar de Darei – José 2004

Limited Edition: 1.200 Bottles


Hand picked by variety, fruit selected on sorting table, destemming and crushing, fermentation with temperature control in small open tanks with foot treading ( 22- 25oC), basket pressing, malolactic fermentation in concrete vats.


50 % on oak Barrels for 6 months and 24 months on concrete vats


September 2006

Chemical Analyses:

Alcohol: 14,5%
Total Acidity: 6,2gr/l PH:3,69
Total Sugar Sugar: 2,9 g/l

Wine makers:

Pedro Pereira