PAXIS Lisboa 2012
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PAXIS Lisboa 2012

PAXIS - the brandname

DFJ VINHOS born in 1998 to export to the UK where two of the DFJ partners (Dino and Fausto) have for more than two decades the most successful company importing Portuguese wines D&F.
Dino Ventura was one the most innovative sales and marketing person the UK wine sector ever saw. He look to all the details of the society to find ideas to apply and develop the Portuguese wine consumption.
One day he found one of its children playing in school a very traditional and physical UK game called Bulldog. During the game he heard children saying PAXIS as a way to express immunity from being caught.
PAXIS was so and in a sense a stage of ideal escape from the stress of the world where we could appreciate a great wine getting all the pleasure to our senses.
Because of that the PAXIS wines are always carefully selected to offer the best ratio price/ quality/ pleasure. Enjoy it!

Harvest

2012

Color

Red

Country

Portugal

Region

Lisboa

Terroir

Porto Franco Single State

Vinification Method

Classic fermentation method with destemming and pre fermentative skin contact followed of the application of dry yeasts. and . 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.

Ageing

Ageing og one month in bottle after bottling.

Tasting Notes

A delicious wine. Although the palate is quite concentrated, it presents a surprisingly gentle nature. This wine is medium-bodied and brimming with aromas of black cherries, raspberries and the spicy notes. The finish is elegant and persistent.

How to Serve

Excellent if taken with meals or alone, can accompany any dish well seasoned, for example, baked, barbecue, cheese-based dishes, pasta and vegetarian dishes. We recommend to serve at the temperature of 16-18ºC.

Gross weight

8,3 kgs (6x75cl)

Pallet configuration

135 cases (6x75cl) - 15 cases/level x 9 levels

Euro pallet configuration

96 cases (6x75cl) - 12 cases/level x 8 levels

Case dimensions

330x235x155

Bar code

Bottle Barcode (EAN13): 560 031219047 2/Case Barcode (ITF14): 1 560 031219047 9

Harvest

2012

ABV at 20ºC%

12,5

Volume at 20ºC g/cm3

0,9981

Total dry matter g/dm3

42,9

Volatile acidity (in acetic acid) g/l

0,59

Total acidity g/l

5,70

Fixed acidity g/l

4,96

pH

3,56

SO2 (free) & (total) mg/l

29/83

1 Trophy, 16 DOUBLE-GOLD, 10 GOLDS, 1 SILVER and 2 BRONZE in the CWSA BEST VALUE 2017

ESCADA Reserva Douro red wine 2013 won the "PORTUGUESE WINE OF THE YEAR"

1 TROPHY, 3 DOUBLE GOLD, 14 GOLD, 3 SILVER and 1 BRONZE MEDAL in CWSA 2016

CHINA WINE & SPIRITS AWARDS 2016 PORTUGUESE WINE OF THE YEAR - GRAND'ARTE ALVARINHO white 2015

PORTUGUESE PRODUCER OF THE YEAR, 2 GOLDS, 5 SILVER and 9 BRONZES in the Berlin Int. Wine Ch.

DFJ VINHOS HAS BEEN CONSIDERED THE PORTUGUESE PRODUCER OF THE YEAR IN THE BERLIN INTERNATIONAL WINE CHALLENGE

Trophy Lisbon Wine of the Year, 2 Double Gold, 6 Gold, 2 Silver Medals in CWSA 2014

DFJ VINHOS wins at the biggest and most prestigious wine and spirits competition in China, the China Wine and Spirits Competition!

2 Cellar Selection and 23 Best Buys in Wine Enthusiast 2013

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.

Five gold medals in Canada

DFJ Vinhos won five gold medals in the wine contest Selections Mondiales des Vins 2012!!!

AWC Vienna 2011

D.F.J. Vinhos has been distinguished with 17 Silver medals and 7 Seals of Approval in AWC 2011.

3 more Medals and 5 Commended in SELECTION – PREMIUM SELECT WINE CHALLENGE PROWEIN 2012

DFJ begin 2012 with 8 awards in the prestigious german wine contest SELECTION – PREMIUM SELECT WINE CHALLENGE PROWEIN.

International Wine & Spirit Competition 2011.

DFJ Vinhos was awarded with a Silver Medal and 10 Bronze Medals at International Wine & Spirit Competition 2011.

DFJ won 27 awards at the AWC 2009 wine contest in Viena.

DFJ won 1 gold medal, 21 silver medals and 5 Seal of Approval.