Taboadella Villae Tinto (red)
A red wine made from four distinctive grape varieties, the Villae red wine is a differentiated lot that may be described as a “perfect marriage”. The Tinta Roriz grape variety endows structure and muscle, Jaen reveals its natural dynamism, Alfrocheiro brings minerality and Tinta Pinheira reveals the aromas of the forest and woods.
Serve this great red wine with red (grilled) meat dishes & roast beef
Grapes: Tinta Roriz, Jaen, Alfrocheiro & Tinta Pinheira (Rufete)
Grapes were harvested from the 20th of September till the 7th of October . The winter was very dry and there was abundant rainfall in the spring and early
summer, causing significant delays in the development of the vegetative cycle until the end of July, some coulure, deficient fruit set and grape development. This climactic situation forced extra attention to avoid the proliferation of vine diseases, such as downy mildew and powdery mildew, and to avoid undermining the already diminished production envisioned. A very hot month in August confirmed that it had been correct not to defoliate the vines, keeping the bunches intact and with only slight losses in production.
Thanks to the meticulous work carried out throughout the year, we have obtained a remarkable quality of grapes. A longer maturation period was crucial to obtain the desired qualitative levels. The wines were aromatically pure, with exuberant fruit and enormous complexity. An unequivocal consequence of the long maturation process was that the wines of the 2018 vintage have a vertical structure, opulent body and a silky texture, very characteristic of the unique terroir of the Taboadella.
Store & Serve
Serve at 16 -17 ºC. Can be drunk until 4 years after harvest