Dão's local Alfrocheiro grape gives the intense color to this wine that also has Touriga Nacional and Tinta Roriz. The combination is a powerful, rich wine offering solid tannins and equally full black fruits. The wood aging is still showing strongly, so this wine needs to age. Drink from 2018.
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