Vinha Paz Vinho Tinto Colheita 2015 | 2018 Editors Choice
91WE | Structured with a strong mineral character, this is a full rich wine. Its density comes from the fermentation in stone lagars giving richness and opulence. The wood aging has added to the smoothness. While balanced by the intense acidity of the black currant fruits at the end. Drink Vinha Paz Vinho Tinto Colheita 2015 now thru 2025+.
Vinha Paz Vinho Tinto Colheita 2015 presents a deep purplish plum color. Medium to full-bodied with aromas of cherry and red berry and well-integrated acidity. A fresh, solid red blend with soft tannins. Finally, an elegant enjoyable finish. Drink now through 2025+.
Vinha Paz Winery | “The Revelation Winery of the Year”
So, owner, António Canto Moniz is a surgeon by profession and resident of Porto. Then spending every weekend and every holiday, in Quinta de Barreiros (near Viseu) on his estate. Descended from a family of farmers with a strong connection to the Dão region and its wines. While deciding to take up serious winegrowing in the early 1990s. Notably continuing to use the centuries-old granite wine presses built by António’s great-grandfather. Yet still using the traditional treading of grapes. The name of the current wine “Vinha Paz“ was inspired respectively by António’s mother (Maria da Paz Othon). Vinha Paz translates to “Vineyard of Peace.”
Dao Wine Region
So, Dão is one of Portugal’s most prominent wine regions, located just south of the famous Douro Valley. While many Dão wines are now some of the most highly rated in Europe. And regularly winning consistent praise on both sides of the Atlantic.
Winemaker Sr. Magalhães Coelho | “Portuguese Winemaker of the Year”
As of 1996, Sr. Magalhães Coelho began supervising the harvest and vinification. Most notably, directly responsible for the rebirth of the Dão. And then in 2003 named “Portuguese Winemaker of the Year”. In 2003, Vinha Paz also received a prestigious award from Portugal’s top wine magazines as “The Revelation Winery of the Year. And has since on been recognized as producing some of the Dão regions top premium wines.
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|Why add this wine to your Collection / Cellar?||91 Point Sumptuous Red Blend | From Portugal’s Winemaker and Winery of the Year | Wine Enthusiast 2018 Editor’s Choice|
|Why now?||Limited Boutique Direct Wine | $1 Shipping on 3+|
|WBOTD Cellaring Worthiness Rating|
|Expert Ratings||91 points Wine Enthusiast | Editors Choice 2018 – Wine Enthusiast|
|What is it?||Dao, Portugal Red Blend|
|What’s in it?||Touriga Nacional (50%), Tinta Roriz (30%), Alfrocheiro (15%), Jaen (5%)| ABV 13.5%|
|When to drink?||now thru 2025+|
|Pair with:||Red Meat, Comfort Foods, Poultry, Hard Cheese|
|Drink with:||Good Friends & Family|
|Occasion||Comfortable Dinner with Roasted Meats or Rice Dishes|
|If you want to drink now...||Decant 60 minutes|
|Recommended purchase Qty:||3+ includes $1 shipping|