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Maçanita Tintotext
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16¾/20

Maçanita Tinto 2019

Cima Corga, Douro Valley, Northern Portugal, PortugalSiblings Antonio and Joana Maçinata work together on this Douro Valley project. This is a blend of touriga nacional, sousão (now renamed sezão) and a field blend of old vines, all from the Cima Corgo, and is native fermented with twenty days on skins in stainless, where it remains for one year. Fresh plum, wild blackberries, perfumed cherries leap from the glass, scented with rockrose and pink peppercorns, and framed with long, firm and finely grippy tannins. There is a great tension and freshness throughout from the schist soils, and hands-off treatment. Very saline, and moreish.Tasted: 01 September 2021Tasted by: Treve RingPrices: ON 24.25 private order Producer: MaçanitaDistributors: Le Sommelier Inc.
Blend: Field Blend - Multiple Varieties UPC: 5600789937013