2020 Luis Seabra 'Xisto Ilimitado' Tinto Douro, Portugal
Varietals: 30% Touriga Franca, 20% Tinta Amarela, 20% Tinta Roriz, 10% Rufete, 10% Tinta Barroca, 5% Malvasia Petra, 5% Donzelinho Tinto. Sustainably farmed vineyards planted from 1960 to 1980 in schist soil at 400-600 m (1,232-1,968 ft) elevation.
VINIFICATION AND AGING:
30% fermented in stone lagar with foot pigeage; other 70% in vat, 100% whole cluster. Maceration – lagar for 8 days; vat for 25 days. Racked to neutral barrel for 1 year followed by 5 months in tank. 100% natural yeast fermentation.
- Country Portugal
- Style Red Wine
- Producer Luis Seabra
- Farming Practices Organic
- Grapes Malvasia Petra, Tinta Amarela, Donzelinho, Rufete, Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz, Touriga Franca
- Food Pairings Gamey Meats, Braised Things, Steak!, Red Sauce
- Characteristics Icon, Flexes w/ Food, Black or Blue Fruit, Big Power