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.
Wine is aged in American, French of Allier and Portuguese oak barrels of 225 Lt for 1 month. The wine is aged in bottle a minimum of 1 month after bottling.
This deep, ruby red, medium-bodied wine has berry fruit flavours and a beautiful balance.
Excellent with food or by itself. Will accompany, for example, roasts, barbecue, pasta, vegetarian and cheese dishes.
8,3 kg (6x75cl) or 16,4 kg (12x75cl)
135 cases (6x75cl) or 68 cases (12x75cl) 15 cases/level x 9 levels or 17 cases/level x 4 levels
96 cases (6x75cl) or 48 cases (12x75cl) 12 cases/level x 8 levels or 12 cases/level x 4 levels
330x235x155 or 310x235x340
Bottle (EAN13) = 560 031 219 048 9 // Case (ITF14) 12x75cl = 2 560 031 219 048 3 // Case (ITF14) 6x75cl = 1 560 031 219 048 6
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.
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.
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.