Jose Neiva Correia
Classic fermentation method, involving selective extractive enzymes, which are compatible with the active dry yeasts. Fermentation up to 30º C in the first 2/3, and lowering down to 20º C during the last 1/3. During the whole fermentative process, pumping over 2 times per day, using each time half of the volume contained in the vat. After the alcoholic fermentation, the cap is plunged for 30 days, and during that period, extraction of the gentle tannins is conducted, along with the malolactic fermentation and the natural stabilization of the wine.
Wine is aged in American, French of Allier and Portuguese oak barrels of 225 Lt, for 9months. Ageing in bottle a minimum 3 months after bottling.
Ruby colour, smooth and complex aroma to the mix of matured fruits and the new oak wood ageing. The taste reveal's a smooth, elegant and balanced dry red wine with a pleasant and persistent end.
Social wine, excellent as aperitif and to accompany meat, game, dry cheese and fishes in the oven or codfish.
8,3 kgs (6x75cl)
135 cases (6x75cl) - 15 cases/level x 9 levels
96 cases (6x75cl) - 12 cases/level x 8 levels
Bottle (EAN13) = 560 031219 070 0 // Case (ITF14) = 1 560 031219 070 7
VEGA Douro 2005 awarded the 75th Best Buy of the year 2008 and the ESCADA Douro 2005 won Cellar Selection and a rating of 92.
DFJ won one Bronze medal and 11 Commended in the International Wine Challenge 2008 wine contest. The GRAND'ARTE ALVARINHO white 2007 won BRONZE MEDAL.
The Paxis Douro red 2005 won gold medal in the AWC 2008.
DFJ received 26 excellent ratings, 23 Best Buys and 2 Cellar Selection in Wine Enthusiast 2013. Also relevant DFJ get two wines with the rating of 92, two with 91 and four with 90.
DFJ VINHOS won eleven medals and one trophy at the NYIWC 2013 in the USA.
DFJ VINHOS won 9 silver medals