Winery: Alves de Sousa
Grapes: Tinta Francisca, Touriga Franca, Tinto Cão, Sousão, ...
Region: Douro e Porto
Food pairing: Try this Port with cheese, rich chocolate desserts or dark chocolate.
Winemaking/Vinification: 3 to 4 days of fermentation with the skins. Fermentation stopped with the addition of “Aguardente” (wine spirit) 77% V/V.
Reviews and Awards: Producer of the year in Portugal in 2006 and 1999 (Portuguese Wine Magazine); 2 Gold Medals (Berliner Wein Trophy); 1 Silver Medal (Berliner Wein Trophy)
Tasting Notes: Deep ruby color. Dark plums and dry figs flavors gathered with marzipan and a whole range of spices. Very smooth and balanced but full of character. Long and harmonious finish.