Maias Tinto

£12.90

Grape: Jaen 40% Touriga Nacional 30% Alfrocheiro 20% Tinta Roriz 10%

Country: Portugal

Region: Dao

Body: Medium

Abv: 13.5%

Size: 75cl

Description

Portuguese wines from the Dao region should always demonstrate a certain succulence from a combination of altitude and granitic soils, but Quinta das Maias go the extra mile with their Tinto. Grapes are grown on even higher vineyards (around 650m), with this Jaen (Mencia)-dominated blend capturing delicious crunchy fruit in the glass. 

Jaen joins Touriga Nacional, Alfrocheiro and Tinta Roriz with ageing in stainless steel using indigenous yeasts. The result is a medium bodied wine of perfectly clear, brilliant ruby colour. The intense fruit bouquet brings wild blackberry and cassis to the fore, before a powerful palate balanced by soft tannins and a long, fruity finish. Try with roasted meats and vegetables. 

Quinta das Maias sits in the foothills of the Serra de Estrela (Star Mountain) and was first established in 1893. It is now a registered organic estate, capturing the freshness and focus that this vineyard offers.

Wine Notes

Sub Type: Red
Grape: Jaen 40% Touriga Nacional 30% Alfrocheiro 20% Tinta Roriz 10%
Country: Portugal
Region: Dao
Tasting Notes:

A medium bodied wine with intense fruit bouquet bringing wild blackberry and cassis to the fore, before a powerful palate balanced by soft tannins and a long, fruity finish.

Appearance: Ruby
Body: Medium
Sweetness: Dry
Blending: Blended
Oaking: Unoaked
ABV: 13.5%
Vintage: 2019
World Type: Old World
Closure: Cork
Wine Size: 75cl
Suitable: Organic
Food Match: Roast vegetables|Chicken|Beef|Pork|Lamb
Producer: Quinta das Maias
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