José Neiva Correia
Quintas da RAC Herds. single estates
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 1 month.
Bright ruby colour, and a fruity aroma with a touch of violets. In the tasting its smooth, showing a delicious ripe red fruits flavour with notes of spices. The finish is intense, persistent and very pleasant.
Excellent by itself or as complement of pasta, meat, vegetarian and cheese dishes.
14 kg (4x300cl)
12 cases/level x 5 levels
BIB (EAN13) = 560 0312 191202 // Case (4x300cl) = 570 463 4 260384
TROPHY: PORTADA MEDIUM SWEET 2015 - SAMPION RED SEMI DRY & SILVER
Until today DFJ VINHOS won 228 awards only in 2017.
DFJ VINHOS awarded "Portugal Winery of the year" won also 6 Double Gold medals, 9 Gold, 10 Silver and 1 Bronze medal at the BERLIN International Wine Competition.
ESCADA Reserva Douro red wine 2013 won the "PORTUGUESE WINE OF THE YEAR"
CHINA WINE & SPIRITS AWARDS 2016 PORTUGUESE WINE OF THE YEAR - GRAND'ARTE ALVARINHO white 2015
Portugal Rose Winery of the Year - DFJ Vinhos, S.A. - Portugal Rose Wine of the Year - Casa do Lago rose 2015
DFJ VINHOS wins at the biggest and most prestigious wine and spirits competition in China, the China Wine and Spirits Competition!
Great recognition of our work in the most important Portuguese wine magazine.
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
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.