Manual harvest, total destemming of the grapes, cold pre-maceration 10 to 14ºC, fermentation occurred exponentially. The wine was aged for 12 months, 50% in stainless steel, 50% in neutral barrels. The wine brothers and oenologists, is the union of brothers and friends working together for over 10 years in over 14 wineries. This Maçanita Tinto 2018 is just that, the set of experiences of two oenologists, a lot of discussion, a lot of laughs, all summed up in a bottle of wine. We hope you enjoy it.
Joana and António Maçanita had a dream, create a wine with unique style, shaped to the personality of the two winemakers. The opportunity arises for the Douroregion, where Joana performs most of her professional activity. Among the terraces and long lines of vineyards, she’s faced with very special grapes, impossible to remain indifferent, Joana called António and challenged him for their first trip. In 2011 the roots are posted for the project of brother and sister, and Dourowas just the right spot. Following the same guideline and quality of the work done in other projects, António and Joana, believe that, the work on the vineyards is very important to achieve the best quality for their wines. The vineyards are located in the Douro, Sub-Region of Cima Corgo near the village of Pinhão. Maçanita Vinhos, carefully chosen their vineyards to fit the right profile, of concentration, richness and freshness. Brother and sister walked together the vineyards in every important operation that defines the quality and health of the grapes. With a enology based in the respect for the fruit, in which the extraction of color and structure of the grapes is made in a soft and slow process. The Maçanita wines are a pure expression of oenology “by Maçanita”, fruit above all.