(CELLAR SELECTION) “The 100-year-old vines in this vineyard have produced a hugely rich, very age-worthy wine. Its tannins and black fruit are still young, giving power and concentration. Fermented in stone lagars, it has intensity and wonderfully ripe fruit.”
“From a vineyard in the Pinhão Valley, this lightly structured and fruity wine is buoyed by red fruits and great acidity. Its tannins and acidity are a balanced part of this lightly wood-aged, rich wine.”
“Fifty-year-old vines that are effectively in a field blend are rare in white grapes. Great intensity as well as pure acidity characterize this delicious, light and very fruity wine. Citrus and juicy quince flavors combine with spice and a zingy aftertaste.”
“This is a seriously good wine, produced from a field blend of 100-year-old vines. It is concentrated and full of black plum fruit flavors. It brings out the heat of the Pinhão Valley and also its wonderful structure."
“Vines aged 35 years and more go into this wine. It has great power and concentration while also having beautiful ripe fruit. Big-hearted berry flavors are balanced by some serious tannins that promise medium-term aging.” (Editors’ Choice)
Cellar Selection: "Made from vines planted over a century ago and fermented in open lagars, this is a powerful and magnificent wine. With great tannins forming the base for opulent fruits black fruits and a serious structure, it should age for many years."
“This comes from 30-year-old vines in the Quinta da Manoella, the family vineyard of Jorge Borges, one of the winemaking husband-and-wife team at Wine & Soul. This bottling shows the fruit-driven side of this vineyard, which also has 100-year-old vines. It’s dense and solid, with powerful tannins that are beautifully integrated into the big plum fruits. The aftertaste is smooth, rich and concentrated.”
“This wood-aged Guru is a rich (while lemon- and lime-flavored) spice wine. It has a strong mineral element with a crisp, tangy, steely character. Its fruitiness is tempered by the complex texture that promises aging for a few years.”