Xisto Ilimitado Douro

23.50

This great wine is from Luis Seabra, former Head winemaker at Niepoort. He focus his winemaking on the distinct soil types in the Douro valley with minimal intervention. Fresh, mineral driven red that showcases the purity of fruit achievable in the Douro valley. Pair with roast game or poultry, or ratatouille.

Description

Tasting Notes from Pinto Wines

Colour Bright garnet
Nose High toned red and blue fruit aromas, tinged with wet stone and violets
Palate On the palate, lush, but with bright acidity to balance the red cherry and pomegranate fruit. White pepper, slate and herbal aromas overlay the core of fruit on a juicy, fresh finish

Fact Sheet

Size 75 cl
Grape Variety 30% Touriga Franca, 20% Tinta Amarela, 20% Tinta Roriz, 10% Rufete, 10% Tinta Barroca, 5% Malvasia Preta, 5% Donzelinho Tinto
Alcohol % 13%
Style Fruity, full bodied red
Estate/Producer Luis Seabra
Country Portugal
Region Douro
Vintage 2017
Vinification 30% fermented in stone lagar with foot pigeage; other 70% in vat, 100% whole cluster. Maceration – lagar for 8 days; vat for 25 days. Racked to neutral barrel for 1 year followed by 5 months in tank. 100% natural yeast fermentation (no cultivated yeasts)
Closure Natural cork
Cellaring/Ageing Potential Drink now with cellar potential up to 10 years

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