2019 | Tonico
Grape Varieties – Antão Vaz, Diagalves, Roupeiro, Manteúdo
Visually, it is straw yellow, light gold and bright.
The aroma is challenging: it is discovered slowly, but it already shows enormous complexity right from the beginning. The earthy, savoury impact of the clay from the talha, blends in with notes of ripe fruit, quince marmalade, orange jam and pear. Rich and intense. The time in the glass renews the earthy notes and enhances its complexity.
The mouth is intense and multi-textured. It has an evident volume that is balanced by the firmness of elegant, but present, tannins. The acidity is vivid and surprising, bringing it balance and enormous length. Ends long and very complex.
First of all, a contemplation wine, must be tasted in good company. A successful partnership with various appetizers like cured cheeses, cold meats, olives, pork cracklings and fried fish is guaranteed. A wine that goes together with good conversations. The rich structure and broad volume in the mouth allows a pairing with a wide variety of delicacies at the table. Faithful to its traditions, proudly accompanies the regional dishes like “Caldo de Bacalhau” (Cod Broth) or “Caldo de Peixe da Ribeira” (River Fish Broth). It also goes very well with grilled meats, given its rich structure.
12 – 14 ºC