Closure: Cork / Cork Type
Wine Style: Medium Bodied Red
2017 was one of the driest and hottest years in the Douro in the last four decades. During the vegetative cycle, between March and September, the cumulative rainfall deficit averaged 50%. The dry, mild winter was followed by an equally dry and very warm spring. The lack of rain notwithstanding, the regional grape varieties responded with characteristic resilience, adjusting early on to the very dry conditions that prevailed from the outset. Unsurprisingly, the precocity of the year’s growing cycle resulted in the earliest vintage ever recorded; picking starting on August 23rd. Fortunately, the heat abated during September, especially nocturnal temperatures, a highly beneficial situation reflected in the high quality of the grapes re
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