2021 | Tonico
Visually it is yellow, light gold, and shiny.
The aroma is challenging! Gradually discovered, but from the beginning, it shows enormous complexity. The earthy impact of the clay from the amphora mixes up with notes of ripe fruit, orange compote, marmalade and pear. Rich and intense. Time in the glass renews the earthy notes and complexity.
The mouth is intense and multi-textured. It has an evident unctuousness, that is counter-balanced by the firmness of elegant but present tannins. The acidity is alive and surprisingly sapid, bringing balance and an enormous length. It 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