Made from a mixture of traditional varieties of the Douro (more than 20), including Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Tinta Amarela and Rufete, from old vines over 80 years old, it stalks 20 months in used oak barrels French, which gives it great balance, good acidity and volume.
Back in the market, 15 years later, the 2003 Red Tinto has two missions. In addition to marking the company's anniversary and the beginning of Rita Marques's career, this wine "demonstrates a fact that was clear to us, but which at the time was not supported by evidence: our wines improve in bottle for a long period of time. time. Although young wines can be drunk, these wines stand and win the test of time, and this is important to us, it is the full demonstration of our convictions and the confirmation of our way.
"Today the consumer will find him with rounder tannins and more complexity, and the essential remains: "remains harmonious, with good acidity and ask for a place at the table, next to a good kid in the oven," says the winemaker.