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Red Wine
Rui Roboredo Madeira
2014, 75cl
Beira Interior

36
approx. £32.22

 15%

 Good ageing

 Serve at 16º-18º

18/20  Revista de Vinhos

 

O Produtor, tasting note published in September 30th 2016

This is a wine of the best vintages of Beira Interior, where the altitude in hot years allows to combine freshness and acidity with great concentration. Intense notes of spice and licorice from Tempranillo [Tinta Roriz] grapes, balanced by the freshness and elegance of Touriga Nacional. In the mouth it has great concentration and structure. The long ageing gave it balance and elegance. Great ageing potential.

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Rui Roboredo Madeira

Grapes from the oldest vineyards of Vermiosa, planted at an average altitude of 750 m, of Tempranillo [Tinta Roriz] and Touriga Nacional varieties. Granite and schist soils, with many quartz veins. Vinification: Hand-picked grapes to small perforated boxes. Reception in a sorting table. Destemming and immediate crushing. Fermentation at a temperature between 22 – 26 ° C during 7 days with smooth maceration. Ageing during 24 months in new French (2/3) and American (1/3) oak barrels, followed by 12 months in bottle.

Awards

94 Pts – Wine Enthusiast ; Prize “Press Choice” – Revista de Vinhos ; Gold – Concurso de Vinhos da Beira Interior

Allergens information

Contains sulphites.

SKU: 100953

Beyra - Vinhos de Altitude

In 2011, I returned to the same winery where in 1987 I worked my first harvest, in a small winery located in the village of Vermiosa, between the cold and in the highest vineyards in Portugal. I rehabilitated the property, because I believed that this region’s winemaking heritage is one of the hidden treasures of Portuguese Wines: old vines of native grape varieties perfectly adapted to the rugged climate caused by the high altitude, along with the soil, where many veins of quartz run through the schist and granite. Through BEYRA wines, I the seek the Beira Interior’s identity: wines of great complexity resulting from the combination of aromatic intensity, minerality and freshness.

Address

Beyra – Vinhos de Altitude, Lda.

Vermiosa – Figueira de Castello Rodrigo
6440-261 Vermiosa
Portugal