A flavoursome wine made from the Castelão grape. Soft on the palate with vibrant notes of fresh, juicy red fruits and spicy nuances. Round, smooth and well balanced with a pleasant, fruity finish.
Santo Isidro de Pegões was founded in 1958. The cooperative is made up of 140 winegrowers and has access to over 1,100 hectares of vineyard located in the Terras do Sado area of the Setúbal peninsula. This coastal area benefits from mineral-rich sandy soils and cooling Atlantic winds. Santo Isidro de Pegões is one of the most forward thinking cooperatives in Portugal and their chief winemaker, Jaime Quendera one of Portugal's most respected winemakers. In 2017 they were awarded the.. read more
Fermentation took place in temperature controlled stainless steel vats followed by long pellicular maceration, in order to extract just the right amount of phenolic compounds, tannins, colour and aromas. This wine was made without any oak influence to showcase the purity of fruit from the Castelão variety.