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!
José Neiva Correia
Quintas da RAC Herds. single estates
Classic fermentation method with destemming and pre fermentative skin contact followed of the application of 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.
The wine ages in bottle during 1 month after bottling.
This deep, ruby red, medium-bodied wine has berry fruit flavours and a beautiful balance, very smooth and tasty with notes of matured red fruits, compote of fruits and honey. PORTADA means in the Portuguese language the outside or inside doors of the windows.
Its excellent with food or by itself. Will accompany roasts, barbecue, pasta, Chinese, Indian, Thai, Mexican, vegetarian and cheese dishes. Its great as dessert wine. To serve at temperature 12-14ºC.
8.3 kg (6x75cl)
135 cases (6x75cl) - 15 cases/level x 9 levels
96 cases (6x75cl) - 12 cases/level x 8 levels
Bottle barcode (EAN13): 560 031 219 048 9/Cartoon barcode (ITF14) : 1 560 031 219 048 6
TROPHY: PORTADA MEDIUM SWEET 2015 - SAMPION RED SEMI DRY & SILVER
DFJ VINHOS wins at the biggest and most prestigious wine and spirits competition in China, the China Wine and Spirits Competition!
D.F.J. Vinhos has been distinguished with 17 Silver medals and 7 Seals of Approval in AWC 2011.
DFJ begin 2012 with 8 awards in the prestigious german wine contest SELECTION PREMIUM SELECT WINE CHALLENGE PROWEIN.
DFJ won 11 medals at the BOJNICE WINE COMPETITION 2012 in Sloakia.
DFJ won 3 gold medals, 14 silver medals and 7 Seal of Approval.
In the 2010 Wine Enthusiast DFJ has been awarded with 1 Cellar Selection, 23 Best Buy, one rating of 92 points, one of 91 and three ratings of 90.
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.
The Paxis Douro red 2005 won gold medal in the AWC 2008.
The Wine Passion magazine awarded the Portada red 2006 with the seal of approval Wine Passion wise by both sensory characteristics and correct price.
DFJ won 1 gold medal, 21 silver medals and 5 Seal of Approval.