Lagar de Darei – Red 2011

Philosophy:

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

Viticulture:

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: 9 years.

Grapes Varieties:

Touriga Nacional; Tinta Roriz; Alfocheiro; Jaen

Vinification

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

Lagar de Darei - Red 2011

Maturation:

18 months concrete vats maturation and 5 months bottle maturation prior to bottle release.

Bottling:

May 2014

Chemical Analyses:

Alcohol: 12,4%
Total Acidity: 5,24r/l
PH: 3,72

Wine makers:

Pedro Pereira